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Geography of the Paracel Islands

Location: Southeastern Asia, group of small islands and reefs in the South China Sea, about one-third of the way from central Vietnam to the northern Philippines

Geographic coordinates: 16 30 N, 112 00 E

total: NA km²
land: NA km²
water: 0 km²
Area - comparative: NA

Land boundaries: 0 km
Coastline: 518 km
Maritime claims: NA

Climate: tropical

Terrain: NA

Elevation extremes:
lowest point: South China Sea 0 m
highest point: unnamed location on Rocky Island 14 m

Natural resources: none

Land use:
arable land: 0%
permanent crops: 0%
permanent pastures: 0%
forests and woodland: 0%
other: 100%
Irrigated land: 0 km² (1993)

Natural hazards: typhoons

Environment - current issues: NA

See also : Paracel Islands