Khoái Châu is a rural district of Hưng Yên province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. In Sino-Vietnamese script, used until 1919, the name is given as .

Khoái Châu district
Huyện Khoái Châu
Khoái Châu town centre
Khoái Châu town centre
Country Vietnam
RegionRed River Delta
ProvinceHưng Yên
CapitalKhoái Châu
 • Total51 sq mi (131 km2)
 • Total187,420
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indochina Time)

History edit

Feudal time edit

  • During the Hùng kings period, Khoái Châu belonged to Giao Chỉ borough.
  • During the Ngô dynasty, Khoái Châu was renamed Đằng Châu.
  • During the Đinh dynasty, Khoái Châu belonged to Đằng Đạo.
  • During the and Trần dynasties, Khoái Châu was renamed Khoái Lộ.

Geography edit

Demography edit

Administration edit

Khoái Châu district is divided into 26 (communes). The capital is Khoái Châu.

As of 2003 the district had a population of 187,420.[1] The district covers an area of 131 km². The district capital lies at Khoái Châu.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009.

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