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Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Cộng hòa Xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam
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Motto: "Độc lập – Tự do – Hạnh phúc"
"Independence – Freedom – Happiness"
Anthem: "Tiến Quân Ca"
(English: "Army March")[a]
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
DemonymVietnamese
GovernmentUnitaryMarxist–Leninistone-party state
 • PresidentTrần Đại Quang
 • Prime MinisterNguyễn Xuân Phúc
 • Chairwoman of National AssemblyNguyễn Thị Kim Ngân
LegislatureNational Assembly
Formation
 • Viet Minh declare independence from France2 September 1945 
 • Fall of Saigon30 April 1975 
 • Reunification2 July 1976[2] 
 • Current constitution28 November 2013[c] 
Area
 • Total332,698 km2 (65th)
128,565 sq mi
 • Water (%)6.4[3]
Population
 • 2015 estimate91,700,000[4] (14th)
 • Density276.03/km2 (46th)
714.9/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
 • Total$593.509 billion[4]
 • Per capita$6,414[4]
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
 • Total$214.750 billion[4]
 • Per capita$2,321[4]
Gini (2005–2013)35.6[5]
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.666[5]
medium ·116th
Currencyđồng (₫) (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 October 9, 2016


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