Vietnam information

Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Capital: Hanoi

The largest city: Ho Chi Minh

Provinces and Cities: 63

Population: 97.5 million (est.in 2020)

Area: 329,247 sq km (127,123 sq miles)

Major language: Vietnamese

Major religion: Buddhism

Life expectancy: 73 years (men), 77 years (women)

Currency: Vietnam dong (VND)

Time zone: GMT+07:00

Public holidays in Vietnam: New Year (January 01st), Tet (Vietnamese New Year), Hung Kings Commemorations (10th day of the 3rd Lunar month), Reunification Day (April 30th), International Labor Day (May 01st), National Day (September 02nd).





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Location: Southeastern Asia, stretches 1,650km from North to South with a coastline of about 2,000 km, covering an area of 329.560 square kilometers. Laos and Cambodia share its western borders, with China to the North, and the South China Sea to the East and South. There are five distinct geographic regions: the mountainous north with peaks above 3,000 metres; the Red River delta of Hanoi; the Annamite Mountain Range, which divides North and South; the narrow coastal strip between the Annamite Mountain Range and the South China Sea, and the Mekong delta in the South.

Climate: Tropical in South, Monsoonal in North with hot, rainy season (May to October) and dry season(November to April).

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