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Khoái Châu District

Khoái Châu District
Huyện Khoái Châu
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Red River Delta
Province Hưng Yên
Capital Khoái Châu
Area
 • Total 51 sq mi (131 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 187,420
Time zone UTC + 7

Khoái Châu is a rural district of Hưng Yên Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. In Sino-Vietnamese script, used until 1919, the name is given as .

History

Feudal time

  • During Hung Kings period, Khoái Châu belonged to Giao Chi borough.
  • During the Ngô Dynasty, Khoái Châu was renamed Dang Chau.
  • During the Đinh Dynasty, Khoái Châu belonged to Dang Dao.
  • During the and Trần dynasties, Khoái Châu was renamed Khoai Lo.

Geography

Demography

Administration

Khoái Châu district is divided into 26 (communes). The capital is Khoái Châu town.

As of 2003 the district had a population of 187,420.[1] The district covers an area of 131 km². The district capital lies at Khoái Châu.[1]

References

Coordinates: 20°52′16″N 105°58′59″E / 20.87111°N 105.98306°E / 20.87111; 105.98306


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