Vĩnh Lợi District

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Vĩnh Lợi District

Huyện Vĩnh Lợi
Location in Bạc Liêu Province
Country Vietnam
ProvinceBạc Liêu Province
CapitalChâu Hưng
Area
 • Total252 sq mi (652 km2)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total187,515
Time zoneUTC+7 (UTC + 7)

Vĩnh Lợi is a rural district (huyện) of Bạc Liêu Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 187,515.[1] The district covers an area of 652 km². The district capital lies at Châu Hưng.[1] Vĩnh Lợi District is north of the border with Sóc Trăng Province, south of Hòa Bình and Bạc Liêu town, and west of Phước Long district borders.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Vĩnh Lợi District is subdivided into 8 commune-level subdivisions, including Châu Hưng township (district capital) and the rural communes of: Châu Hưng A, Hưng Thành, Hưng Hội, Châu Thới, Vĩnh Hưng, Vĩnh Hưng A and Long Thạnh.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009.