Phong Nha

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Phong Nha is a town of about 1,000 population that serves as the local center for visitors to the caves of Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park in central Vietnam. [1] There are many beautiful stalactites. It is a famous place for exploring nature.

Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park national park in Vietnam

Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Bố Trạch and Minh Hóa districts of central Quảng Bình Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam, about 500 km south of Hanoi. The park borders the Hin Namno Nature Reserve in Khammouane Province, Laos to the west and 42 km east of the South China Sea from its borderline point. Phong Nha–Kẻ Bàng National Park is situated in a limestone zone of 2,000 km2 in Vietnamese territory and borders another limestone zone of 2,000 km2 of Hin Namno in Laotian territory. The core zone of this national park covers 857.54 km2 and a buffer zone of 1,954 km2.

Notes and references

  1. "Deep in Vietnam, Exploring a Colossal Cave" article by David W. Lloyd in the travel section of The New York Times October 31, 2014

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