An Lão District

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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 Lão occurred in December, 1964, ending as a tactical victory for the Việt Cộng, 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.