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Vĩnh Lộc District

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Vĩnh Lộc District

Huyện Vĩnh Lộc
Limestone mountains in Vĩnh Minh
Country Vietnam
RegionNorth Central Coast
ProvinceThanh Hóa
CapitalVĩnh Lộc
Area
 • Total61 sq mi (157 km2)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total90,440
Time zoneUTC+7 (UTC + 7)

Vĩnh Lộc is a rural district of Thanh Hóa Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 87,219.[1] The district covers an area of 157 km². The district capital lies at Vĩnh Lộc.[1] The village is famous for the Citadel of the Hồ, a short-lived Vietnamese Dynasty (1400-1407), Hồ Quy, the founder of the Dynasty, having built the Citadel in 1397 and moved the capital there in 1401. Since 2011, the Citadel is part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Administration

Vĩnh Lộc is administratively subdivided into 15 communes and 1 township:

  1. Vĩnh Lộc Township
  2. Commune of Vĩnh Thành
  3. Commune of Vĩnh Quang
  4. Commune of Vĩnh Yên
  5. Commune of Vĩnh Tiến
  6. Commune of Vĩnh Long
  7. Commune of Vĩnh Phúc
  8. Commune of Vĩnh Hưng
  9. Commune of Vĩnh Minh
  10. Commune of Vĩnh Khang
  11. Commune of Vĩnh Hòa
  12. Commune of Vĩnh Hùng
  13. Commune of Vĩnh Tân
  14. Commune of Vĩnh Ninh
  15. Commune of Vĩnh Thịnh
  16. Commune of Vĩnh An

References

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 19, 2009.

Coordinates: 20°01′59″N 105°37′59″E / 20.033°N 105.633°E / 20.033; 105.633

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