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Kỳ Sơn District

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Kỳ Sơn District

Huyện Kỳ Sơn
Mường Xen street view
Country Vietnam
RegionNorth Central Coast
ProvinceNghệ An
CapitalMường Xén
 • Total809 sq mi (2,095 km2)
 • Total63,198
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indochina Time)

Kỳ Sơn is a rural district in western Nghệ An Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 63,198.[1] The district covers an area of 2,095 km². The district capital lies at Mường Xén.[1]

Kỳ Sơn borders Xam Neua in the north, Nong Het and Mok May in the west, Khamkeut and Viengthong in the south, and Tương Dương in the east.

In the past, Kỳ Sơn was best known for opium poppy growing.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009.
  2. ^ (in Vietnamese) Diện tích cây thuốc phiện ở huyện Kỳ Sơn đã giảm dưới 100 ha.

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