Vĩnh Thạnh District, Cần Thơ

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Vĩnh Thạnh District
Huyện Vĩnh Thạnh
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Province Cần Thơ
Capital Thạnh An
Area
 • Total 160 sq mi (410 km2)
Population (2007)
 • Total 162,759
 • Density 1,030/sq mi (397/km2)
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Vĩnh Thạnh is a rural district of Cần Thơ city in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. The district borders An Giang Province to the west, Kiên Giang Province to the south, Thốt Nốt District to the north. As of 2004 the district had a population of 155,011.[1] By 2007 this had risen to 162,759. The district covers an area of km². The district capital lies at Thanh An.[1]

Vĩnh Thạnh district was established on in May 2004 by Decree No. 05/2004/ND-CP.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district consists of two towns, the urban municipalities of Thạnh An and Vĩnh Thạnh, and 9 communes, Vĩnh Trinh, Vĩnh Bình, Thạnh Mỹ, Thạnh Quới, Thạnh An, Thạnh Tiến, Thạnh Thắng, Thạnh Lợi, Thạnh Lộc.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 10°11′35″N 105°22′45″E / 10.19306°N 105.37917°E / 10.19306; 105.37917