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Lâm Đồng Province

Lâm Đồng Province
Tỉnh Lâm Đồng
Province
Da Lat
Location of Lâm Đồng within Vietnam
Location of Lâm Đồng within Vietnam
Coordinates:
Country  Vietnam
Region Central Highlands
Capital Da Lat
Area
 • Total 9,764.8 km2 (3,770.2 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,198,800
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnicities Vietnamese, Cơ Ho, Mạ, Nùng
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Calling code 63
ISO 3166 code VN-35
Website www.lamdong.gov.vn

Lâm Đồng ( listen ) is a province located in the Central Highlands (Tây Nguyên) region of Vietnam. Its capital is Da Lat. Lâm Đồng borders Khánh Hòa Province and Ninh Thuận Province to the east, Đồng Nai Province to the southwest, Bình Thuận Province to the southeast, Đắk Lắk Province to the north, and Đắk Nông Province to the northwest. It is the only Central Highlands province which does not share its western border with Cambodia.

Administrative divisions

Lâm Đồng is subdivided into 12 district-level sub-divisions:

  • 10 districts:
  • 2 provincial cities:

They are further subdivided into 12 commune-level towns (or townlets), 118 communes, and 18 wards.

Economy

The economy is based largely on agriculture. Tea, coffee and vegetables are the main agricultural products. Lâm Đồng is also famous for the its beautiful main city - Da Lat. (Lâm Đồng attracted 3 million tourists in 2011)

The GDP of Lâm Đồng is nearly 1 billion US dollars in 2011.

In the Provincial Competitiveness Index 2011, Lâm Đồng is ranked 54 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

Attractions

External links

  • Official government website
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