Vĩnh Phúc Province

Vĩnh Phúc (Vietnamese: [vǐŋ̟ˀ fǔkp] (listen)) is a province in the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam.

Vĩnh Phúc Province

Tỉnh Vĩnh Phúc
Nickname(s): 
Fortune
Location of Vĩnh Phúc within Vietnam
Coordinates: 21°18′N 105°36′E
Country Vietnam
RegionNortheast
CapitalVĩnh Yên
Government
  People's Council ChairTrịnh Đình Dũng
  People's Committee ChairNguyễn Ngọc Phi
Area
  Total1,371.4 km2 (529.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total1,230,514
  Density900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Demographics
  EthnicitiesVietnamese, Sán Dìu, Sán Chay, Tày
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Area codes211
ISO 3166 codeVN-70
Websitewww.vinhphuc.gov.vn

Administrative divisions

Vĩnh Phúc is subdivided into 8 district-level sub-divisions:

  • 7 districts:

They are further subdivided into 12 commune-level towns (or townlets), 112 communes, and 13 wards.

Etymology

The province's name derives from Sino-Vietnamese


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