Vụ Bản District

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Vu Ban District
Huyện Vụ Bản
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Red River Delta
Province Nam Định
Capital Goi
Area
 • Total 57 sq mi (148 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 130,672
Time zone Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)

Vụ Bản is a rural district of Nam Định Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 130,672.[1] The district covers an area of 148 km². The district capital lies at Gôi.[1] The district includes the Vân Cát temple[2] During the 1920s the area was administered by the Vụ Bản district mandarin.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ Patta Kitiarsa Religious Commodifications in Asia: Marketing Gods 2008 Page 164 "Thus it helped legitimate mediumship practices in the temple but it was simultaneously useful in a competition for primacy with nearby Vân Cát temple which makes part of the same complex of temples in Vụ Bản district, Nam Định province."
  3. ^ Andrew David Hardy Red Hills: Migrants and the State in the Highlands of Vietnam 2005 Page 114 "NAV1/RND 3200, Mr Vũ Ung (Cờ Bàn village) to Vụ Bản district mandarin (Nam Định), 4 September 1924"

Coordinates: 20°22′59″N 106°07′01″E / 20.383°N 106.117°E / 20.383; 106.117