Thuận Thành District
Huyện Thuận Thành
|Region||Red River Delta|
|• Secretary||Nguyen Van Hung|
|• Total||46 sq mi (118 km2)|
|• Density||3,160/sq mi (1,222/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (Indochina Time)|
Thuận Thành is a rural district of Bắc Ninh Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2009 the district had a population of 144,536. The district covers an area of 116 km². The district capital lies at Hồ.
The District is administratively divided into Hồ town and 19 rural communes (xã): An Bình, Đại Đồng Thành, Đình Tổ, Gia Đông, Hà Mãn, Hoài Thượng, Mão Điền, Nghĩa Đạo, Ngũ Thái, Nguyệt Đức, Ninh Xá, Song Hồ, Song Liễu, Thanh Khương, Trạm Lộ, Trí Quả and Xuân Lâm.
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