The Gulf of Tonkin, which borders Vietnam on the northeast, and the Gulf of Thailand, to the southwest, are both inlets of the South China Sea.
What body of water is east of North Vietnam?
Gulf of Tonkin, northwest arm of the South China Sea, bounded by China (north and east), Hainan Island (east), and northern Vietnam (west).
What resides north east of Vietnam?
Northeast Vietnam is conterminous to Red River Delta, Northwest, East Sea and China. This is an advantageous position in improving economic exchange between regions and with the neighboring, China. Geography of Northeast Vietnam is characterized by complex topography.
Is Vietnam still communist?
Government of Vietnam
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a one-party state. A new state constitution was approved in April 1992, replacing the 1975 version. The central role of the Communist Party was reasserted in all organs of government, politics and society.
What are the highest lowest points in Vietnam?
Geography of Vietnam
|Highest point||Fansipan 3,144 metres (10,315 ft)|
|Lowest point||Vietnam East Sea 0 metres (0 ft)|
|Longest river||Đồng Nai river (longest inland river) 586 kilometres (364 mi)|
|Largest lake||Ba Bể Lake 6.5 square kilometres (2.5 sq mi)|
What are the 8 regions of Vietnam?
The country is divided into eight regions: Northwest, Northeast, Red River Delta, North Central Coast, South Central Coast, Central Highlands, Southeast, and Mekong River Delta.