OFFICIAL ENGLISH NAME: HALONG BAY
Administrative Division: Halong City, Quang Ninh Province
Area: 1553km2 and 120km coastline; covering over 3000 islets with water body
Population: about 1600 people living in floating fishing villages: Cua Van, Ba Hang, Cong Tau & Vong Vieng
– 1962: ‘Renowned National Landscape Monument’ by Vietnam Tourism Authority.
– 1994: UNESCO World Heritage Site by UNESCO
– 2012: New 7 Wonders by New 7 Wonders Foundation
– Member of Club of the Most Beautiful Bays of the World