Woody Island (South China Sea)

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Woody Island, also known as Yongxing Island (永兴岛 or 永興島 or Yǒngxīng Dǎo) and known as Phu Lam Island (Đảo Phú Lâm), is the largest of the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.[1]

The island is controlled by the People's Republic of China. It is part of the city of Sansha.

Soliders of the People's Liberation Army are stationed on the island.

The island is also claimed by the Republic of China, and Vietnam[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "New city established on Yongxing Island," China Daily (PRC). 24 July 2012; retrieved 2013-4-29.

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