THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 409/2002/QD-TTg
Hanoi, May 27, 2002
 
DECISION
RATIFYING THE READJUSTED GENERAL PLANNING OF DA LAT CITY, LAM DONG PROVINCE, AND ITS ADJACENT AREAS TO 2020
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government of December 25, 2001;
Pursuant to the Urban Planning Management Regulation issued together with the Government’s Decree No.91/CP of August 17, 1994;
At the proposals of the president of the People’s Committee of Lam Dong province in Report No.3991/TTr-UB of December 4, 2001 and the Construction Minister in Official Dispatch No.2259/BXD-KTQH of December 18, 2001,
DECIDES:
Article 1.- To ratify the readjusted general planning of Da Lat city, Lam Dong province, and its adjacent areas to 2020 with the following principal contents:
1. Scope of the general planning readjustment:
The readjustment of the general planning of Da Lat city and its adjacent areas covers all the city’s administrative boundaries (including 12 wards and 3 communes) and adjacent areas (including Lac Duong, Duc Trong, Don Duong and Lam Ha districts), with the total land area of 96,914 ha, of which Da Lat city occupies 39,104 ha and its adjacent areas- 57,810 ha.
2. Characteristics: Da Lat city has the following five characteristics:

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a/ Being the political-administrative, economic, cultural and service center and an important economic exchange hub, the capital of Lam Dong province.
b/ Being one of the tourist, especially sightseeing, convalescence, conference, seminar and ecological-tourism centers of the region and the whole country.
c/ Being one of the multi-branch training centers, a major scientific research center of the whole country.
d/ Being a high-quality vegetable and flower-producing and processing zone in service of domestic and export demands.
e/ Occupying an important position for national security and defense.
3. Size of population:

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