Lâm Đồng Province

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Lâm Đồng Province

Tỉnh Lâm Đồng
Đà Lạt
Location of Lâm Đồng within Vietnam
Location of Lâm Đồng within Vietnam
Coordinates: 11°57′N 108°26′E / 11.950°N 108.433°E / 11.950; 108.433Coordinates: 11°57′N 108°26′E / 11.950°N 108.433°E / 11.950; 108.433
Country Vietnam
RegionCentral Highlands
CapitalĐà Lạt
 • Total9,764.8 km2 (3,770.2 sq mi)
 • Total1,551,120
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
 • EthnicitiesVietnamese, Cơ Ho, Mạ, Nùng
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Calling code63
ISO 3166 codeVN-35

Lâm Đồng (Vietnamese: [ləm ɗôŋ] (About this soundlisten)) is a province located in the Central Highlands (Tây Nguyên) region of Vietnam. Its capital is Đà Lạt. 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[edit]

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

Second Tier
Third Tier subdivisions
Ward Township Commune
Bảo Lộc city 232.20 6 5
Da Lat city 394.64 12 4
Bảo Lâm District 1465.00 1 13
Cát Tiên District 427.20 2 9
Đạ Huoai District 494.40 2 8
Đạ Tẻh District 527.90 1 10
Đam Rông District 892.20 2 8
Di Linh District 1614.64 1 18
Đơn Dương District 611.56 1 8
Đức Trọng District 901.80 1 14
Lạc Dương District 1312.33 1 5
Lâm Hà District 979.52 2 14

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


The economy is based largely on agriculture, with tea, coffee and vegetables being the main agricultural products. Lâm Đồng Province is also famous for its main city - Đà Lạt (Lâm Đồng attracted 3 million tourists in 2011).

The GDP of Lâm Đồng was nearly US$1 billion in 2011.

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


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