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Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Cộng hòa Xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam
FlagEmblem
Motto: "Độc lập – Tự do – Hạnh phúc"
"Independence – Freedom – Happiness"
Anthem: Tiến Quân Ca
(English: "Army March")[N 1]
Location of  Vietnam  (green)in ASEAN  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Vietnam  (green)

in ASEAN  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]

CapitalHanoi
21°2′N105°51′E / 21.033°N 105.850°E / 21.033; 105.850
Largest cityHo Chi Minh City
Official languagesVietnamese
Official scriptsVietnamese
Ethnic groups
ReligionVietnamese folk religion
DemonymVietnamese
GovernmentMarxist-Leninistsingle-party state
 - Communist Party General SecretaryNguyễn Phú Trọng
 - PresidentTrương Tấn Sang
 - Prime MinisterNguyễn Tấn Dũng
 - Chairman of National AssemblyNguyễn Sinh Hùng
LegislatureNational Assembly
Formation
 - Viet Minh declare independence from France
2 September 1945 
 - Fall of Saigon30 April 1975 
 - Reunification2 July 1976[1] 
 - Current constitution28 November 2013 (in effect since 1 January 2014) 
Area
 - Total332,698 km2 (65th)
128,565 sq mi
 - Water (%)6.4[2]
Population
 - 2014 estimate90,630,000[3] (13th)
 - Density273.11/km2 (46th)
707.4/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
 - TotalInt$509.466 billion[3] (36th)
 - Per capitaInt$5,621[3] (127th)
GDP (nominal)2014 estimate
 - Total$187.848 billion[3] (54th)
 - Per capita$2,072[3] (133rd)
Gini (2008)35.6[4]
medium
HDI (2013)Steady 0.638[5]
medium ·121st
Currencyđồng (₫)[6] (VND)
Time zoneIndochina Time(UTC+07:00)
 - Summer (DST)No DST (UTC+7)
Drives on theright
Calling code+84
ISO 3166 codeVN
Internet TLD.vn

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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