Hưng Yên

Hưng Yên
Thành phố Hưng Yên
Nickname(s): Phố Hiến
Hưng Yên

Location of in Vietnam

Coordinates: 20°39′N 106°04′E / 20.650°N 106.067°E / 20.650; 106.067
Country  Vietnam
Province Hưng Yên
  Chairman of People's Committee Đỗ Xuân Tuyên
  Total 73.4207 km2 (28.3479 sq mi)
Population (2013)
  Total 147,275
  Density 2,005.9/km2 (5,195/sq mi)

Hưng Yên ( listen) is a city in Vietnam. It is the provincial capital of Hưng Yên Province and is a third-graded city according to Vietnam's city classification table.




Hưng Yên City administers 12 administrative divisions:


The city is well known in the world (especially with historians) with Phố Hiến (an ancient port-city located in the area). There are still a lot of ancient Asian temples, pagodas and other religious buildings here.

Nhãn lồng (caged longan - a kind of fruit) is one of Hưng Yên's specialities.

See also

Coordinates: 20°39′N 106°04′E / 20.650°N 106.067°E / 20.650; 106.067

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