An Lão District

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For the district in Hai Phong, see An Lão District, Hai Phong.
An Lão District
Huyện An Lão
District
Country  Vietnam
Region South Central Coast
Province Bình Định
Capital An Lão
Area
 • Total 692 km2 (267 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 24,300
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

An Lão is a district (huyện) of Bình Định Province in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 24,091.[1] The district covers an area of 690 km². The district capital lies at An Lão.[1]

The Battle of An Lão[edit]

The Battle of An Lao occurred in December, 1964, ending as a tactical victory for the Viet Cong, by wresting temporary control of the District Headquarters from the South Vietnamese forces.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Archived from the original on 1 March 2009. Retrieved March 13, 2009.