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DONG AMPHANH

Location: Attapeu Province.

Area: 1,975 square kilometers

Ecotourism activities available: None

Key species: Douc langur and buff-cheeked gibbon,fishing cat Asiatic golden cat, clouded leopard and tiger. Gaur, Trong Song muntjac and small populations of Asian elephants. There are a total of 280 bird species including Siamese fireback, crested argus and the woolly-necked stork &rufous-winged buzzard.

Habitat: lowland evergreen, semi evergreen, mixed deciduous and dry dipterocarp forests. Coniferous and broadleaf woodland, hill evergreen and semi-evergreen and fagaceous forests. Dong Amphanh is situated in the Annamite Chain that runs along the Lao and Vietnamese border.

These mountains are steep and rugged and give rise to numerous streams and rivers, which create small floodplain areas. The Nong Fa or crater lake is situated within the boundaries of the NPA. Elevation ranges from 120 - 2,052 m at PhouPengmun.

Access: Dong Amphanh is located in north-east Attapeu Province. It is very remote and mountainous. Access is mainly limited to dry season.

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