Vĩnh Phúc Province

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Vĩnh Phúc Province
Tỉnh Vĩnh Phúc
Province
Nickname(s): Fortune
Location of Vĩnh Phúc within Vietnam
Location of Vĩnh Phúc within Vietnam
Coordinates: 21°18′N 105°36′E / 21.300°N 105.600°E / 21.300; 105.600Coordinates: 21°18′N 105°36′E / 21.300°N 105.600°E / 21.300; 105.600
Country Vietnam
RegionNortheast
CapitalVĩnh Yên
Government
 • People's Council ChairTrịnh Đình Dũng
 • People's Committee ChairNguyễn Ngọc Phi
Area
 • Total1,371.4 km2 (529.5 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total1,154,800
 • Density840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Demographics
 • EthnicitiesVietnamese, Sán Dìu, Sán Chay, Tày
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Area codes211
ISO 3166 codeVN-70
Websitewww.vinhphuc.gov.vn

Vĩnh Phúc (Vietnamese: [vǐŋ̟ˀ fǔkp] (About this soundlisten)) is a province in the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Vĩnh Phúc is subdivided into 8 district-level sub-divisions:

  • 7 districts:

They are further subdivided into 12 commune-level towns (or townlets), 112 communes, and 13 wards.

Etymology[edit]

The province's name derives from Sino-Vietnamese

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