Giồng Trôm District

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Giồng Trôm District

Huyện Giồng Trôm
MapVietnamBenTre.png
Location in Bến Tre Province
CountryFlag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam
Province Bến Tre
CapitalGiồng Trôm
Area
  Total120 sq mi (311 km2)
Population
 (2004)
  Total186,719
Time zone UTC+07:00 (Indochina Time)

Giồng Trôm is a rural district of Bến Tre Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 186,719. [1] The district covers an area of 311 km2. The district capital lies at Giồng Trôm. [1] This district is the home country of Phan Văn Trị. The commune Mỹ Thạnh has the famous speciality: Mỹ Lồng rice paper.

The district includes one township, Giồng Trôm (capital), and the following communes: Bình Hòa, Bình Thành, Châu Bình, Châu Hòa, Hưng Lễ, Hưng Nhượng, Hưng Phong, Long Mỹ, Lương Hòa, Lương Phú, Lương Quới, Mỹ Thạnh, Phong Nẫm, Phước Long, Sơn Phú, Tân Hào, Tân Lợi Thạnh, Tân Thanh, Thạnh Phú Đông and Thuận Điền.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009.

Coordinates: 10°10′01″N106°28′01″E / 10.167°N 106.467°E / 10.167; 106.467