Đông Hưng District

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Đông Hưng District

Huyện Đông Hưng
Country Vietnam
RegionRed River Delta
ProvinceThái Bình
CapitalĐông Hưng
Area
 • Total76 sq mi (198 km2)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total257,144
Time zoneUTC+07:00 (Indochina Time)

Đông Hưng is a district (huyện) of Thái Bình Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam.

Đông Hung is the homeland of hát chèo, a traditional Vietnamese music genre, and water puppetry. The district is also well known for Cay cake.

As of 2003 the district had a population of 257,144.[1] The district covers an area of 198 km². The district capital lies at Đông Hưng.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009.

Coordinates: 20°34′01″N 106°25′01″E / 20.567°N 106.417°E / 20.567; 106.417