Lâm Đồng Province

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 and Ninh Thuận to the east, Đồng Nai Province to the southwest, Bình Thuận to the southeast, Đắk Lắk to the north, and Đắk Nông to the northwest. It is the only Central Highlands province which does not share its western border with neither Laos nor Cambodia.

Lâm Đồng Province
Tỉnh Lâm Đồng
Đà Lạt
Official seal of Lâm Đồng Province
Location of Lâm Đồng in Vietnam
Location of Lâm Đồng in 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
Area
 • Total9,764.8 km2 (3,770.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total1,551,120
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Demographics
 • EthnicitiesVietnamese, Cơ Ho, Mạ, Nùng
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Calling code63
ISO 3166 codeVN-35
Websitewww.lamdong.gov.vn

Administrative divisionsEdit

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

Second Tier
subdivisions
Area
(km²)
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.

EconomyEdit

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$3 billion in 2020.

In the Provincial Competitiveness Index 2020, Lâm Đồng is ranked 15 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

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