Buon Ma Thuot Overview:
Buon Ma Thuot ( or Ban Me Thuot) is the City of Daklak Province. Its population is approximately 300,000. The city is the largest in Vietnam's Central Highlands region and is famous as the regional "capital of coffee". In 1904 Dak Lak Province was established by the French and Buon Ma Thuot was selected as the provincial administrative centre, rather than the trading center of Don on the Srepok River. Buon Ma Thuot was originally placed by the Ê Đê people. The name Buon Ma Thuot was from Ê Đê language, it means “ the village of Thuot’s father”.
Buon Ma Thuot is at 536 meters height above the sea level, around 350km to the Northwest and 1410km to Ha Noi.
Its main economy is agriculture, specially the coffee.