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Lang Lang VIC

Lang Lang

Postcode: 3984

Lang Lang is a small town on the eastern coast of Western Port just off the South Gippsland Highway near its intersection with the Bass Highway in the Shire of Cardinia, 85 km south-east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

The village is on the Lang Lang river and is the centre of the largest asparagus growing region in the southern hemisphere, and also caters to beef and dairy farming.

General Motors Holden operates the Lang Lang Vehicle Proving Ground, a vehicle development, durability testing, safety test centre and exhaust emission facility, located on the South Gippsland Highway near Lang Lang.

A rodeo has been held regularly at Lang Lang on Easter Monday since the 1940s.

Lang Lang was formerly known as Carrington, after Lord Carrington. The Aboriginal name “Lang Lang” means “Clump of Trees”.