Sơn Dương District

Sơn Dương District
Huyện Sơn Dương
Rural district
Country  Vietnam
Region Northeast
Province Tuyên Quang
Capital Sơn Dương
  Total 305 sq mi (789 km2)
Population (2003)
  Total 174,118
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Sơn Dương is a rural district of Tuyên Quang Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 174,118.[1] The district covers an area of 789 km². The district capital lies at Sơn Dương.[1][2]


  1. 1 2 "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 23, 2009.
  2. Hy V. Luong Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village 2010 Page 307 "In Sơn Dương, many of the non-Buddhist deities — mẫu thượng thiên (goddess of the upper sky), mẫu thượng ngàn (goddess of the highlands), mẫu Thoải (goddess of water), Hắc hổ (black tigers), etc.—were worshipped in the house for ..."

Coordinates: 21°40′01″N 105°25′01″E / 21.667°N 105.417°E / 21.667; 105.417

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