Thanh Oai district

Thanh Oai is a rural district (huyện) of Hanoi in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam.

Thanh Oai district
Huyện Thanh Oai
Gate to Khúc Thủy village
Gate to Khúc Thủy village
Thanh Oai district is located in Hanoi
Thanh Oai district
Thanh Oai district
Coordinates: 20°51′13″N 105°46′06″E / 20.853715°N 105.768395°E / 20.853715; 105.768395Coordinates: 20°51′13″N 105°46′06″E / 20.853715°N 105.768395°E / 20.853715; 105.768395
Country Vietnam
RegionRed River Delta
MunicipalityHanoi
CapitalKim Bài
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indochina Time)

GeographyEdit

Thanh Oai district is bordered by Thường Tín district to the east, Thanh Trì district to the northeast, Chương Mỹ district to the west, Phú Xuyên district and Ứng Hòa district to the south, Hà Đông district to the north.

SubdivisionsEdit

The district is subdivided to 21 commune-level subdivisions, including the township of Kim Bài (district capital) and the rural communes of Bích Hòa, Bình Minh, Cao Dương, Cao Viên, Cự Khê, Dân Hòa, Đỗ Động, Hồng Dương, Kim An, Kim Thư, Liên Châu, Mỹ Hưng, Phương Trung, Tam Hưng, Tân Ước, Thanh Cao, Thanh Mai, Thanh Thùy, Thanh Văn, Xuân Dương.

The village of Ước Lễ in Tân Ước commune is famous for its chả lụa.