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Hưng Yên

Hưng Yên
Thành phố Hưng Yên
Nickname(s): Phố Hiến
Hưng Yên is located in Vietnam
Hưng Yên
Hưng Yên
Location of in Vietnam
Coordinates:
Country  Vietnam
Province Hưng Yên
Government
 • Chairman of People's Committee Đỗ Xuân Tuyên

Hưng Yên (  ) is a city in Vietnam. It is the provincial capital of Hưng Yên Province and is a third-graded city according to Vietnam's city classification table.

Geography

Demography

  • Population: 121,486 people (2008)

Administration

Hưng Yên City administers 12 administrative divisions:

  • 7 wards (phường): Lê Lợi, Quang Trung, Minh Khai, Hien Nam, Lam Son, Hong Chau, An Tao.
  • 5 communes (xã): Bao Khe, Trung Nghia, Lien Phuong, Hong Nam, Quang Chau.

Tourism

The city is well known in the world (especially with historians) with Phố Hiến (an ancient port-city located in the area). There are still a lot of ancient Asian temples, pagodas and other religious buildings here.

Nhãn lồng (caged longan - a kind of fruit) is one of Hưng Yên's specialities.

See also

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