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||120/km2 (320/sq mi)|
|• Ethnicities||Vietnamese, Cơ Ho, Mạ, Nùng|
|Time zone||ICT (UTC+7)|
|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 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.
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.
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 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.
- Cát Tiên National Park
- Bidoup Núi Bà National Park
- Lâm Đồng many beautiful waterfalls: Cam Ly, Prenn, Datanla, etc.
- Langbiang mountain
- Tuyen Lam lake
- Thung Lung Tinh Yêu (love valley)
- Cát Tiên archaeological site
- Linh Phuoc Pagoda