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Kiến Xương District

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Kiến Xương District

Kien Xuong District
Huyện Kiến Xương
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Red River Delta
Province Thai Binh Province
Capital Thanh Ne
 • Total 82 sq mi (213 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 240,253
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Kiến Xương is a rural district of Thai Binh province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 240,253.[1] The district covers an area of 213 km². The district capital lies at Thanh Ne.[1]

It has 37 villages: An Bồi, Quang Trung, Quang Minh, Bình Minh, Thượng Hiền, Hoà Bình, Quang Bình, Quang Lịch, Vũ Trung, Vũ Quý, Vũ Công, Vũ Bình, Vũ Thắng, Vũ Hoà, Vũ Ninh, Vũ An, Vũ Lê, Vũ Tây, Vũ Sơn, An Bình, Trà Giang, Hồng Thái, Lê Lợi, Nam Cao, Đình Phùng, Thanh Tân, Bình Nguyên, Quốc Tuấn, Quyết Tiến, Quang Hưng, Minh Hưng, Minh Tân, Nam Bình, Bình Thành, Bình Định, Hồng Tiến and town of Thanh Nê.


During the Nguyen Dynasty the Kiến Xương Prefecture was under the authority of the Protector of Nam Định[2]


Coordinates: 20°25′01″N 106°25′01″E / 20.417°N 106.417°E / 20.417; 106.417

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