U Minh forest is divided into two sections, the first one is U Minh
Thuong (Upper U Minh), which is situated in Kien Giang province; the
other is U Minh Ha (Lower U Minh), which is situated in Ca Mau province.
With a total area of nearly 30.000 ha, the forest is habitat to
hundreds of precious fauna and flora species. A large area of Ca Mau
province is covered by forest with 150.000ha being alluvial soils,
typical of the tropical monsoon climate region.