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Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Cộng hòa Xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam  (Vietnamese)
Motto: Độc lập – Tự do – Hạnh phúc
"Independence – Freedom – Happiness"
Anthem: Tiến Quân Ca[a]
(English: "Army March")
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 language
and national language
Vietnamese
Ethnic groups
Religion
DemonymVietnamese
GovernmentMarxist–Leninistone-partysocialistrepublic
Trần Đại Quang
Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân
LegislatureNational Assembly
Formation
2 September 1945
21 July 1954
2 July 1976[3]
20 July 1977
28 November 2013[c]
Area
• Total
332,698 km2 (128,455 sq mi) (65th)
• Water (%)
6.4[4]
Population
• 2016 estimate
92,700,000[5] (14th)
• Density
276.03/km2 (714.9/sq mi) (46th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$648.243 billion[5] (35th)
• Per capita
$6,925[5] (128th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$215.829 billion[5] (47th)
• Per capita
$2,305[5] (129th)
Gini (2014)37.6[6]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.683[7]
medium · 115th
Currencyđồng (₫) (VND)
Time zone(UTC+7)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
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 July 9, 2017


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