An Lão is a district (huyện) of Bình Định Province in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 24,091.[1] The district covers an area of 690 km². The district capital lies at An Lão.[1]

An Lão District

Huyện An Lão
Country Vietnam
RegionSouth Central Coast
ProvinceBình Định
CapitalAn Lão
Area
 • Total692 km2 (267 sq mi)
Population
(2018)
 • Total152,518
 • Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (UTC + 7)

The Battle of An LãoEdit

The Battle of An Lão occurred in December, 1964, ending as a tactical victory for the Việt Cộng, by wresting temporary control of the District Headquarters from the South Vietnamese forces.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Archived from the original on 1 March 2009. Retrieved March 13, 2009.