Lao Cai

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Lao Cai

 

a city in the northern part of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, on the Chinese border. Situated along the Red River, it has a population of about 10,000. It has a railroad station and is a growing industrial center. Apatites and iron ore are mined nearby.

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