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Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a country in . Its neighbouring countries are to the north, and to the west.

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, commonly known as Saigon or by the abbreviations HCMC or HCM, is the largest city in and the former capital of the Republic of Vietnam.

Quy Nhơn, the capital of Bình Định province on the coast of central Vietnam, is a city long …

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, the capital of , and also its second largest city, is a fascinating blend of East and West, with Chinese influence from centuries of dominance, and French je ne sais quoi from its colonial past.


The is a region of . This region is likened by the Vietnamese to the bamboo pole connecting the baskets of north and south.

covers the , the extreme southern end of the Mekong River, and the area around , .

Northern gets fewer visitors than and the coastal cities in the south, but it's full of culture.

The of are a distinct contrast from the tropical south, with an arid climate, rolling hills, and blue skies.


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  89,600,000
  • Latitude of center:  16° 7' 48" (16.13°) north
  • Longitude of center:  107° 38' 38.4" (107.644°) east
  • Elevation:  934 meters (3064 feet)
  • Capital: 
  • Area:  329,560 km² (127,244 miles²)
  • Languages:  Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese and Central Khmer
  • Currency:  Dong (VND)
  • Phone code:  84
  • Internet domain:  .vn
  • Neighbors:  , and
  • Wikidata:  Vietnam
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Vietnam

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Afrikaans:  Viëtnam Akan:  Viɛtnam Albanian:  Vietnami Amharic:  ቬትናም Arabic:  فيتنام Aragonese:  Bietnam Armenian:  Վիետնամ Arpitan:  Viêt Nam Azerbaijani:  Vyetnam Bambara:  Wiyɛtinamu Belarusian:  В'етнам Belarusian:  Ветнам Bengali:  ভিয়েতনাম Bengali:  ভিয়েতনাম Bosnian:  Vijetnam Breton:  Viêt Nam Bulgarian:  Виетнам Burmese:  ဗီယက်နမ် Central Khmer:  វៀតណាម Chinese:  越南 Croatian:  Vijetnam Dzongkha:  བེཊ་ནཱམ English:  Socialist Republic of Vietnam Esperanto:  Vjetnamio Esperanto:  Vjetnamo
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Somali:  Fiyetnaam Swahili:  Vietinamu Tajik:  Ветнам Tamil:  வியட்நாம் Telugu:  వియట్నాం Telugu:  వియత్నాం Thai:  ประเทศเวียดนาม Thai:  เวียดนาม Tibetan:  བི་དི་ནམ། Tigrinya:  ቬትናም Tonga:  Vietinemi Turkmen:  Wýetnam Udmurt:  Вьетнам Uighur:  ۋيېتنام Ukrainian:  Вʼєтнам Ukrainian:  Вєтнам Urdu:  ویتنام Vietnamese:  Công Hòa Xã Hội Chủ Nghĩa Việt Nam Vietnamese:  Việt Nam Volapük:  Vietnamän Welsh:  Fietnam Western Frisian:  Fjetnam Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Fẹtinami Zulu:  i-Vietnam

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