Paracel Islands: Geography#

LocationSoutheastern 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 Coordinates16 30 N, 112 00 E 16.5,112.0
Land boundaries0 km
Coastline518 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: South China Sea 0 m
highest point: unnamed location on Rocky Island 14 m
Highest Mountains
Terrainmostly low and flat
Natural Hazardstyphoons
Natural Resourcenone
Land Usearable land: 0%
permanent crops: 0%
other: 100% (2011)
Irrigated Land0 sq km (2011)
Renewable Water ResourcesNA
Environment - international agreementsNA
Large Cities
Geography-notecomposed of 130 small coral islands and reefs divided into the northeast Amphitrite Group and the western Crescent Group