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Cam Pha

Cẩm Phả
Thành phố Cẩm Phả
City
Cẩm Phả
Cẩm Phả

Coordinates: 21°01′N 107°19′E / 21.017°N 107.317°E / 21.017; 107.317

Country  Vietnam
Region Northeast
Province Quảng Ninh
Area
 • Total 486.45 km2 (187.82 sq mi)
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 195,800
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)
Website Cam Pha city

Cẩm Phả ( Coal still forms the basis of Cẩm Phả's local economy, with other industries including quarrying, lime production, port, agriculture, forestry and fisheries.

The official town website claims several scenic and historical sites in Cẩm Phả including the Cửa Ông Temple, Rều Island (Monkey Island), Thẻ Vàng Island, the Vũng Đục historical site, and Hang Hanh cave.[4]

Administrative divisions

The city contains 13 phường: Quang Hanh, Cẩm Thạch, Cẩm Thuỷ, Cẩm Trung, Cẩm Thành, Cẩm Tây, Cẩm Bình, Cẩm Ðông, Cẩm Sơn, Cẩm Phú, Cẩm Thịnh, Cửa Ông, Mông Dương, and 3 communes: Dương Huy, Cộng Hoà, Cẩm Hải.

Environment

Coal mining in Cam Pha started over 100 years ago. Mining area discharges to the sea about 9 millions m3 waste water and 8 million m3 domestic waste water. Another issue is deforestation, for example, from 1969 to 1974, about 42% of area of forest land was reduced.[5]

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Coordinates: 21°01′N 107°19′E / 21.017°N 107.317°E / 21.017; 107.317

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