Namyit Island

Namyit Island or Nam Yet Island (TagalogBinagosimplified Chinese: 鸿庥岛; traditional Chinese: 鴻庥島; pinyinHongxiu DaoVietnameseĐảo Nam Yết) is one of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. With an area of 5.3 hectares, it is the twelfth largest Spratly island and the fifth largest among the Vietnamese-occupied Spratly islands. It is covered with small trees, bushes and grass, has a fringing reef and is inhabited by sea birds. This island, occupied by Vietnam since 1975, is also being claimed by ChinaTaiwan and the Philippines. It is part of Tizard Banks.


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