Nghĩa Lộ

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Nghĩa Lộ
Thị xã Nghĩa Lộ
Town
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Nghĩa Lộ is located in Vietnam
Nghĩa Lộ
Nghĩa Lộ
Coordinates: 21°34′33″N 104°31′9″E / 21.57583°N 104.51917°E / 21.57583; 104.51917Coordinates: 21°34′33″N 104°31′9″E / 21.57583°N 104.51917°E / 21.57583; 104.51917
Country  Vietnam
Region north-east
Province Yên Bái
Area
 • Town 11.4 sq mi (29.6 km2)
Population (2009)
 • Town 27,336
 • Density 2,390/sq mi (921/km2)
 • Urban 19,111
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Nghĩa Lộ is a town in Yên Bái Province, in the north-east region of Vietnam.

In 1951, the Viet Minh 312 Division fought French forces in the area as part of the First Indochina War.

As of 2003 the district had a population of 25,256.[1] The district covers an area of 29 km².[1]

References[edit]

Media related to Nghia Lo at Wikimedia Commons

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 23, 2009.