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Da Lat

(dä lät), city (1989 pop. 87,136), S Vietnam, in the central highlands, alt. c.5,000 ft (1,520 m). Developed by the French as a health resort and hunting center, it is a modern city surrounded by mountains that rise to 7,380 ft (2,249 m). Coffee, tea, tobacco, and temperate-zone vegetables are commercially grown. Da Lat is linked by highway with Ho Chi Minh City and is on a branch rail line from the coastal city of Phan Rang. It has an airport. In the city are a college (founded 1976) and the Ethnic Minority Museum.

Da Lat

 

a city in South Vietnam in Trung Bo District on the Da Lat plateau. A highway connects Da Lat with Saigon. A rural place, it has an airport and sanatoriums. In the region of Da Lat there are tea. coffee, and rubber plantations.

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