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Halong Bay 2 was recognized as a World Natural Heritage by the special value, exceptional global landscape and geology - geomorphology. Located in northeastern Vietnam, Halong Bay is a Gulf of Tonkin, includes the waters of Ha Long City, Cam Pha Town and part of Van Don island district. Southwest border Cat Ba Island Bay, east of the sea, the rest of the land adjacent to a coastline of 120 km, is limited to 106o58 \'- 107o22\' east longitude and 20o45 \'- 20o50\' north latitude with total area of 1553 km2, including 1969 islands, of which 989 islands and 980 named islands not named. Islands of Ha Long Island there are two types of limestone and schist islands, concentrated in two main areas are the southeast (belonging to Bai Tu Long Bay) and the southwest (belonging to Ha Long Bay) older reviews geological formations from 250 to 280 million years. Densely concentrated zone of stone islands have spectacular scenery and many beautiful caves known as the center of Heritage Ha Long Bay, including Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long part. Natural Heritage Area is an internationally recognized area of 434 km2, including 775 islands, such as a triangle with three vertices is the island of Phu Quoc Island (west), Ba Ham Lake (south), Cong Tay Island (in the east) area next to the buffer areas and national monuments and landscapes by the Ministry of Culture and Information in 1962 ranking. Looking down from above, Ha Long Bay as a giant picture of extremely lively. Between the Lower Long Walk, one seemingly lost in a fairy world is petrified, the island is like a man standing towards the land (rock head), the island is like a dragon hovering above the water (Dragon Island), the island is like an old man sitting fishing (Mr. La Vong Hon), Hon sail, island Pair of Chicken, Hon Lu Huong ... All look very real, real amazing. The shape of the islands that make wonderful perspective of immeasurable light of day and the viewing angle. Hidden inside the rock island that is beautiful caves such as Thien Cung, Dau Go Cave, Sung Sot, Tam Cung action ... This castle is actually the creator of the place on earth. From time immemorial, Ha Long has been great national poet Nguyen Trai called public land between the high heavens. Ha Long Bay is also associated with the development of the nation\'s history with landmarks such as Van Don - where the famous ancient trading port in a time (1149), Bai Tho Mountain is inscribed autographs of many steps kings, celebrities, a little further away is the Bach Dang River - which has seen two illustrious naval battle of his father against invaders .. Not only that, Ha Long is now the scientists demonstrated that one of the cradles of human culture from Ha Long to Late Neolithic archaeological sites known as networking, Saturn Chain, Soi Nhu, Thoi Well ... Ha Long is also the focus of high biodiversity with typical eco-systems like mangrove forest ecosystems, coral reef ecosystems, ecosystem components farming, ecology of tropical forests ... With thousands of species of flora and fauna are abundant in the forests of the sea, fish, squid ... These are particularly rare species found only in this place. With such special values, on 17/12/1994, in the 18th session of the Council of the UNESCO World Heritage held in Thailand, Halong Bay is officially recognized as a Natural Heritage , said global value of world natural heritage Ha Long Bay.