Lâm Đồng Province
Lâm Đồng Province
Tỉnh Lâm Đồng
Location of Lâm Đồng within Vietnam
|• Total||9,764.8 km2 (3,770.2 sq mi)|
|• Density||160/km2 (410/sq mi)|
|• Ethnicities||Vietnamese, Cơ Ho, Mạ, Nùng|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (ICT)|
|ISO 3166 code||VN-35|
Lâm Đồng (Vietnamese: [ləm ɗôŋ] (listen)) 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.
Lâm Đồng is subdivided into 12 district-level sub-divisions:
|Third Tier subdivisions|
|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.
- Cát Tiên National Park
- Bidoup Núi Bà National Park
- Many waterfalls such as Cam Ly, Prenn and Datanla
- Langbiang mountain
- Tuyền Lâm Lake
- Thung Lũng Tình Yêu (Love Valley)
- Cát Tiên archaeological site
- Linh Phước Pagoda