Hậu Lộc District

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Hậu Lộc District
District
Country  Vietnam
Region North Central Coast
Province Thanh Hóa
Capital Hậu Lộc
Area
 • Total 54 sq mi (141 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 183,852
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Hậu Lộc is a district (huyện) of Thanh Hóa Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 183,852.[1] The district covers an area of 141 km². The district capital lies at Hậu Lộc.[1]

The village of Phú Điền, in Triệu Lộc is the site of the Bà Triệu Temple.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 19, 2009. 
  2. ^ Anh Thư Hà, Hò̂ng Đức Trà̂n A brief chronology of Vietnam's history- 2000 Page 18 "While their stratagem succeeded in winning a number of people, Lady Triệu continued the struggle. She died in Tùng mountain (Hậu Lộc, Thanh Hóa) at the age of 23. A temple was built in Phú Điển (Thanh Hóa) in memory of the Heroine."

Coordinates: 19°55′59″N 105°54′00″E / 19.933°N 105.900°E / 19.933; 105.900