Lục Yên District

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Lục Yên District
Huyện Lục Yên
Rural district
Spinel on marble, Lục Yên District
Spinel on marble, Lục Yên District
Country  Vietnam
Region Northeast
Province Yên Bái
Capital Yên Thế
Area
 • Total 313 sq mi (811 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 100,785
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Lục Yên is a rural district of Yên Bái Province, in the Northeast region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 100,785.[1] The district covers an area of 811 km². The district capital lies at Yên Thế.[1] Numerous quarries in the district produce gemstones such as rubies, spinel, and tourmaline.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ Minerals of Lục Yên district at Mindat.org

Coordinates: 22°04′59″N 104°45′00″E / 22.083°N 104.750°E / 22.083; 104.750