Gia Lai Province

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Gia Lai Province
Tỉnh Gia Lai
Province
Location of Gia Lai within Vietnam
Location of Gia Lai within Vietnam
Coordinates: 13°45′N 108°15′E / 13.750°N 108.250°E / 13.750; 108.250Coordinates: 13°45′N 108°15′E / 13.750°N 108.250°E / 13.750; 108.250
Country Vietnam
RegionCentral Highlands
CapitalPleiku
Government
 • People's Council ChairKsor Nham
 • People's Committee ChairPhạm Thế Dũng
Area
 • Total15,494.9 km2 (5,982.6 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total1,277,600
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnicities39, including Vietnamese, Gia Rai, Ba Na, Xơ Đăng, Giẻ Triêng
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Area codes269 (from 17 Jun 2017)
59 (until 16 Jul 2017)
ISO 3166 codeVN-30
Websitewww.ubgialai.gov.vn

Gia Lai (About this soundlisten) is a province in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. It is the second-largest province of Vietnam.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Gia Lai is subdivided into 17 district-level sub-divisions:

Second Tier
subdivisions
Area
(km²)
Third Tier subdivisions
Ward Township Commune
Pleiku city 266.62 14 9
An Khê town 200.07 6 5
Ayun Pa town 287.00 4 4
Chư Păh District 988.66 2 13
Chư Prông District 1687.50 1 19
Chư Pưh District 716.95 1 8
Chư Sê District 642.96 1 14
Đắk Đoa District 988.66 1 16
Đắk Pơ District 499.62 1 7
Đức Cơ District 717.00 1 9
Ia Grai District 1157.30 1 12
Ia Pa District 870.90 9
K'Bang District 1845.00 1 13
Kông Chro District 1442.00 1 13
Krông Pa District 1623.60 1 13
Mang Yang District 1126.10 1 11
Phú Thiện District 501.91 1 9

They are further subdivided into 15 commune-level towns (or townlets), 184 communes, and 24 wards.