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Vietnam Botanical Conservation Program

Viet Nam Home | Introduction | Study Sites & Images | Viet Nam Links

STUDY SITES - Northern Vietnam - HA GIANG

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All images on this site: Dan Harder

School children
School children
from Sin Suoi Ho School
Begonia
Begonia sp. (DKH 5027)
Bat Dai Son
Arisaema
Arisaema sp. nov. (DKH 5032)
Bat Dai Son
Sin Suoi Ho
Sin Suoi Ho

* Note: Ha Giang is the northern portion of the former province Ha Tuyen.

Total Area: 7,831 sq.km
Population: 564,300
Provincial Capital: Ha Giang
Districts: Dong Van, Meo Vac, Yen Minh, Quang Ba, Vi Xuyen, Bac Me, Hoang Su Phi, Xin Man, Bac Quang

ETHNIC DIVERSITY Many ethnic minorities, including the Dao, H'mong, Tay, and Nung, live in Ha Giang province.

Economic potentialities: cattle breeding, agriculture.

PHYSICAL Ha Giang is the province located at the highest latitude in Vietnam and shares a border with China in the north.

CLIMATE The climate is divided in two distinct seasons (rainy and dry), although it tends to vary depending on altitude.

 

 
 
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