Xuân Lộc District

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Xuân Lộc District
Huyện Xuân Lộc
Rural district
Xuân lộc
Country  Vietnam
Region South East
Province Đồng Nai
Time zone Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)

Xuân Lộc is a district of Đồng Nai Province, Vietnam, in the South East region of the country. Located on the National Highway 1 leading out of Ho Chi Minh City, it is most notable for the battle of Xuân Lộc, which took place in April 1975. This was the final large battle of the Vietnam War, where the Army of the Republic of Vietnam poured all of its reserve units in order to halt the advance of the Vietnam People's Army 4th Corps.

It also has Vietnam's largest mosque, built in 2006.

As of 2003 the district had a population of 207,773. The district covers an area of 727 km2 (281 sq mi). The district capital lies at Gia Ray.[1]

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  1. ^ "Vietnam Districts". Retrieved February 10, 2017. 

Coordinates: 10°49′59″N 107°25′01″E / 10.833°N 107.417°E / 10.833; 107.417