Trà Vinh Province

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Trà Vinh Province

Tỉnh Trà Vinh
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Location of Trà Vinh within Vietnam
Coordinates: 9°50′N106°15′E / 9.833°N 106.250°E / 9.833; 106.250 Coordinates: 9°50′N106°15′E / 9.833°N 106.250°E / 9.833; 106.250
CountryFlag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam
Region Mekong Delta
Capital Trà Vinh
Government
   People's Committee ChairTrần Hoàn Kim
Area
  Total2,215.1 km2 (855.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total1,285,842
  Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demographics
   Ethnicities Vietnamese (68.35%)
Khmer (30.00%)
Hoa (1.65%) [1]
Time zone UTC+7 (ICT)
Area codes 294
ISO 3166 code VN-51
Website www.travinh.gov.vn

Trà Vinh ( Loudspeaker.svg listen ) is a province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. The capital is Trà Vinh City.

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Administrative divisions

Trà Vinh is subdivided into nine district-level sub-divisions:

They are further subdivided into 11 commune-level towns (or townlets), 85 communes, and nine wards.

Demographics

Besides having mostly Vietnamese, Trà Vinh is populated with many members of the Khmer Krom ethnic group. They are partly members of the old Khmer Empire, later divided under political and historical turmoil. Trà Vinh also has one of the largest ethnic Hoa (Chinese) communities in Vietnam.

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References

  1. TỈNH TRÀ VINH Archived 2012-03-21 at the Wayback Machine 07/05/2009, Trang tin điện tử của Ủy ban Dân tộc