Thuận An, Phú Vang

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Thuận An
Thị trấn Thuận An
Town
Coordinates: 16°32′56″N107°38′37″E / 16.54889°N 107.64361°E / 16.54889; 107.64361
Country Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam
Region North Central Coastal
Province Thua Thien-Hue
District Phú Vang District
Area [1]
  Total 6.58 sq mi (17.03 km2)
Population (2009) [1]
  Total 20,802
  Density 3,160/sq mi (1,221/km2)
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)
Climate Am

Thuận An is a town in Phú Vang district of Thua Thien – Hue province, Vietnam. It is capital of the district. As of 2009, the town covers area of 17.03 km² with population of 20,802 and population density of 1,221 citizens/km². [1]

Commune-level town, commonly known as township or townlet, a type of third tier subdivision of Vietnam is divided into 11,162 units along with ward and commune have equal status. By virtue of Decree No. 42/2009/ND-CP, township are officially classified into Class-2, Class-3, Class-4 or Class-5.

Phú Vang is a rural district of Thua Thien – Hue province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 178,968. The district covers an area of 280 km². The district capital lies at Thuận An.

Vietnam Country in Southeast Asia

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula. With an estimated 94.6 million inhabitants as of 2016, it is the 15th most populous country in the world. Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, part of Thailand to the southwest, and the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia across the South China Sea to the east and southeast. Its capital city has been Hanoi since the reunification of North and South Vietnam in 1976, while its most populous city is Ho Chi Minh City.

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