Nậm Pồ District

Nậm Pồ is a district in Điện Biên Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. As of 2012, the district had a population of 43,542.[1] The district covers an area of 1,498.12 km². The district capital lies at Nà Hỳ commune.[1]

Nậm Pồ District
Huyện Nậm Pồ
Country Vietnam
RegionNorthwest
ProvinceĐiện Biên
CapitalNà Hỳ
Area
 • Total578.43 sq mi (1,498.12 km2)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total43,542
 • Density80/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zoneUTC+07:00 (Indochina Time)

Nậm Pồ District was formed from portions of Mường Chà District and Mường Nhé District on August 25th, 2012.

The district is divided into 15 rural communes, including: Chà Cang, Chà Nưa, Chà Tở, Na Cô Sa, Nà Bủng, Nà Hỳ, Nà Khoa, Nậm Chua, Nậm Khăn, Nậm Nhừ, Nậm Tin, Pa Tần, Phìn Hồ, Si Pa Phìn and Vàng Đán.

ReferencesEdit

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