Vietnam is a country in . Despite the turmoil of the Vietnam War, Vietnam has emerged from the ashes since the 1990s and is undergoing rapid economic development, driven by its young and industrious population.

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, commonly known as Saigon or by the abbreviations HCMC or HCM, is the largest city in Vietnam and the former capital of the Republic of Vietnam. Photo: Armigo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the capital city of Quang Binh Province in of Vietnam. Photo:, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, the capital of Vietnam and 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. Photo: Inkey, CC BY 2.0.

Quy Nhơn, the capital of Bình Định province on the coast of central Vietnam, is a city long… Photo: VeeWin, CC BY-SA 4.0.


covers the Mekong Delta, the extreme southern end of the Mekong River, and the area around , Vietnam. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a region of Vietnam. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

gets fewer visitors than and the coastal cities in the south, but it's full of culture. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The of Vietnam are a distinct contrast from the tropical south, with an arid climate, rolling hills, and blue skies. Photo: P4ntt, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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