Fong Kebang National Park (Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park)

Fong Kangang National Park (V&# 432;&# 7901; n qu&# 7889; c Gia Phong Nha-K&# 7867; Bàng) – Located in Central Vietnam, about 250 km north-west of Hue and 494 kilometers south of Hanoi, near the border with Laos. Area of ​​territory – 857,54 km².

Officially, the park was founded in 2001 to protect one of the two largest karst regions with 300 caves and grottoes, a total length of about 126 kilometers, as well as to protect the unique ecosystem of the district.

On the territory of Fong Kebang is the Cave of Sundond (Hang S&# 417; n &# 272; oòNG) – the largest cave in the world, reaching 80 meters wide and 200 meters high.

More than 96% of the territory of the National Park is covered by evergreen tropical forests, most of which are primary.

Fong Kebang National Park (Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park)

More than 380 species of animals live here, sixty-six of them are listed in the Red Book of Vietnam Vietnam, as well as nearly 260 species of butterflies and more than 72 species of fish, including endemics.

Local tourist firms arrange expeditions to caves and boat grots. Ecotourism, mountaineering and trekking are also developed here. In addition, here is a very picturesque area – a kind of paradise for photo-tourism lovers.

In 2003, the Fong Kangang National Park entered the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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