Facts about Vietnam –
Do you want to grasp a summary of facts about Vietnam?
Surely there is a lot of information about a country. And you may want to figure out various aspects about it. But, take it easy, you’ll find what you’re care about Vietnam on my website.
For the sake of easily following, in this article I’d like to show you only the brief profile of my homeland. Please feel free to read further in the given links you’re interested in.
And here’re we go…
- Full name: Socialist
Republic of Vietnam
- Population: nearly 90
million, as of estimation in 2013
- Government: unitary
Vietnamese: official language (See basic Vietnamese phrases)
English: more and more popular as
the second language
Others: Chinese, French, Russian,
Buddhism: major religion
Others: Catholic, Hoa Hao, Cao Dai, Protestant, etc.
- Life expectancy: 73 years
(men), 77 years (women)
- Capital: Hanoi
Vietnam Dong [VND], denoted by the symbol ₫
- Area and Location
329,247 square kilometers (127,123 square miles)
Situated in South East Asia. See Where is Vietnam? for location information
The south has tropical climate, while the north is monsoonal with hot,
rainy season (May to September) and warm, dry season (October to March).
Vietnam has 54 ethnic groups. The Kinh (Viet) group is by far the most
numerous and account for over 87% of the overall population. Other major
groups include Tay, Thai, Muong, Khmer, Mong, Nung, etc.
- Independence: 2nd
- International Dialing
- Internet domain: .vn
- Time Zone: Standard Time
or GMT+7 hours.
- Standard Voltage for Vietnam
The electricity voltage in Vietnam is 220 volts 50 hertz. Yet, 110 volt, 50 Hertz outlets are still in use in some places thanks to an
electricity transformer or a converter.
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