Hoa Lư District

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Hoa Lư District

Huyện Hoa Lư
Rice paddies in a karst landscape, Tam Cốc village, Ninh Hải commune, Hoa Lư District, Ninh Bình Province, Vietnam
Rice paddies in a karst landscape, Tam Cốc village, Ninh Hải commune, Hoa Lư District, Ninh Bình Province, Vietnam
Country Vietnam
RegionRed River Delta
ProvinceNinh Bình
CapitalThiên Tôn
Area
 • Total40 sq mi (103 km2)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total66,932
Time zoneUTC+7 (UTC + 7)

Hoa Lư is a district of Ninh Bình Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. Before 1010, Hoa Lư served as the capital of Dai Co Viet. Hoa Lư Ancient Capital is located in Trường Yên Commune of this district (vi). It comprises 10 communes and one township: Trường Yên, Ninh Hòa, Ninh Giang, Ninh Mỹ, Ninh Khang, Ninh Xuân, Ninh Vân, Ninh Hải, Ninh An, Ninh Thắng, and Thiên Tôn Township. As of 2003 the district had a population of 66,932.[1] The district covers an area of 103 km². The district capital lies at Thiên Tôn.[1]

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

Coordinates: 20°15′00″N 105°55′01″E / 20.250°N 105.917°E / 20.250; 105.917

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