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Từ Sơn

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Từ Sơn

Từ Sơn
Thị xã Từ Sơn
Town
Dan Pagoda in Từ Sơn.
Dan Pagoda in Từ Sơn.
Country  Vietnam
Region Red River Delta
Province Bắc Ninh
Capital Từ Sơn
Area
 • Total 24 sq mi (61 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 123,296
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Từ Sơn is a county-level town (Vietnam) of Bắc Ninh Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 123,296 .[1] The district covers an area of 61 km². The district capital lies at Từ Sơn.[1]

In 974, Lý Thái Tổ was born in this town and the Lý Bát Đế Shrine is located here.

References

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

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