Fast Facts about Vietnam

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COUNTRY

  •  Official Name: THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM (“Cộng hòa Xã hội Chủ nghĩa Việt Nam”)
  • Motto: Independence – Freedom – Happiness (“Độc lập – Tự do – Hạnh phúc”)
  •  National Flag:          

       

  • Emblem:
     
  • Anthem: Marching Song (“Tiến quân ca”)
  • Official language: Vietnamese (“Tiếng Việt”)
  • National Capital: Ha Noi (“Hà Nội”)

LOCATION

  •  South East Asia
  • Neighboring countries: China, Cambodia and Laos.
  • Latitude: 102o08' – 109o28' east
  • Longitude:  8o02' – 23o23' north

AREA

  • Mainland Territory: 330,951.1 sq. km

CLIMATE

  • Tropics and Monsoon.

POPULATION

  • 90.493.352 citizens (Updated on 1st Apr 2014 – Source: GSO).

PEOPLE

  • At present there are 54 different ethnic groups inhabiting Viet Nam, in which Kinh (Viet) people make up nearly 90% of the whole population, and 53 other ethnic groups represent over 10%.

RELIGION & BELIEF

  • The major religious traditions in Viet Nam are Buddhism (which fuses forms of Taoism and Confucianism), Christianity (Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, Caodaism and the Hoa Hao sect.

TIME ZONE

  • GMT/UTC+07:00

CURRENCY

  • Vietnamese dong (“Đồng” – Symbol: đ)
  •  International Code: VND

DIALING COUNTRY CODE

  • (+84)

WEIGHTS & MEASURES

  • Vietnamese uses the Metric System (Système Internationale d'Unités - SI) for all weights and measurements.

ELECTRICITY

  •  Outlets: 220 volt, 50 Hertz
  • Socket types: Popular: 15A 3-pin/ 2-pin sockets

        

 

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Did you know?

Lung Cu Peak (Ha Giang Province) is the northernmost point of Vietnam mainland at 1,800 meters above sea level.