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Vĩnh Phúc Province

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Vĩnh Phúc Province

Vĩnh Phúc Province
Tỉnh Vĩnh Phúc
Province
Nickname(s): Fortune
Location of Vĩnh Phúc within Vietnam
Location of Vĩnh Phúc within Vietnam
Coordinates:
Country  Vietnam
Region Northeast
Capital Vĩnh Yên
Government
 • People's Council Chair Trịnh Đình Dũng
 • People's Committee Chair Nguyễn Ngọc Phi
Area
 • Total 1,371.4 km2 (529.5 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,154,800
 • Density 840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnicities Vietnamese, Sán Dìu, Sán Chay, Tày
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Calling code 211
ISO 3166 code VN-70
Website vinhphuc.gov.vn

Vĩnh Phúc ( listen ) is a province in the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam.

Administrative divisions

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

  • 6 districts:

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

Etymology

The province's name derives from Sino-Vietnamese

External links

  • Official site of Vĩnh Phúc Government


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