Đức Huệ district

Đức Huệ is a rural district of Long An province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. It has a western border with Cambodia; a southwest border with Thạnh Hóa district; an eastern border with Đức Hòa district; and a south and southeast border with Thủ Thừa district and Bến Lức district. As of 2003 the district had a population of 61,620.[1] The district covers an area of 428 km². The district capital lies at Đông Thành.[1]

Đức Huệ district
Huyện Đức Huệ
Country Vietnam
RegionMekong Delta
ProvinceLong An
CapitalĐông Thành
Area
 • Total165 sq mi (428 km2)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total79,079
Time zoneUTC+07:00 (Indochina Time)

Đức Huệ district was established under Decree No. 48-NV of the Republic of Vietnam on March 3, 1959.

DivisionsEdit

The district is divided into 10 communes:

Mỹ Thạnh Đông, Mỹ Quý Đông, Mỹ Quý Tây, Mỹ Thạnh Tây, Bình Thành, Mỹ Thạnh Bắc, Bình Hoà Bắc, Bình Hoà Nam, Bình Hoà Hưng and Mỹ Bình.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 13, 2009.

Coordinates: 10°54′N 106°12′E / 10.900°N 106.200°E / 10.900; 106.200