Dong Van is 16km from Sa Phin and 3km
from Chinese border is inhabited by the Tay and H'Mong people. It is an
altitude of 1,025km and experiences freezing temperature of 0 °C in
winter and 24 °C in summer months. The highland region is famous for
fruits such as Hau plums, peaches and persimmons without seeds. It has
such medicinal plants as ginseng, cinnamon and anise.