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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 – Liberty – Happiness"
Anthem: Tiến Quân Ca
(English: "Army March")
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Location Vietnam ASEAN.svg
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
10°48′N106°39′E / 10.800°N 106.650°E / 10.800; 106.650
National languageVietnamese[n 1]
Ethnic groups
Religion
Demonym(s)Vietnamese
GovernmentUnitaryMarxist–Leninistone-partysocialistrepublic
Nguyễn Phú Trọng[n 3]
Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân
Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh
Trương Hòa Bình
LegislatureNational Assembly
Formation
c. 7th century BC
204 BC
111 BC
1 February 939
29 April 1428
1 June 1802
• Became under French Protectorate
1887
2 September 1945
21 July 1954
30 April 1975
• Current official name
2 July 1976
28 November 2013[n 4]
Area
• Total
331,212 km2 (127,882 sq mi) (65th)
• Water (%)
6.38
Population
• 2019 census
96,208,984[3] (15th)
• Density
290.48/km2 (752.3/sq mi) (30th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase $770.227 billion[6] (35th)
• Per capita
Increase $8,066[6] (128th)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase $261.637 billion[6] (47th)
• Per capita
Increase $2,740[6] (129th)
Gini (2014)37.6[7]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.693[8]
medium · 118th
Currencyđồng (₫) (VND)
Time zoneUTC+07:00 (Vietnam Standard Time)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+84
ISO 3166 codeVN
Internet TLD.vn

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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