Vietnam has over 40 islands to choose from. While there are some popular islands, there are many smaller and quieter islands to enjoy. Since it may be difficult deciding which Vietnamese islands to visit, we’re here to help!
How many islands make up Vietnam?
Consisting of twenty-one islands and islets, the Nam Du Islands make up a stunning archipelago that is steadily growing in popularity as word of its beauty spreads.
Is Saigon an island?
Pulau Saigon (alternatively spelled as Pulo Saigon) was a small island in the Singapore River.
|Coordinates||1.289922°N 103.841100°ECoordinates:1.289922°N 103.841100°E|
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 ocean does Vietnam lie along?
Viet Nam is located on the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. It has a long land border of 4,550 km, bordering China to the North, Laos and Cambodia to the West, and the Eastern Sea (South China Sea) of Pacific Ocean to the East.
What is the old name of Vietnam?
Names of Vietnam
|1887–1954||Đông Dương (Bắc Kỳ, Trung Kỳ, Nam Kỳ)|
|from 1945||Việt Nam|
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 is Saigon known for?
Ho Chi Minh City (also still called Saigon) is famous for its pho (traditional Vietnamese noodle soup) and pork rolls. Often the best places are shops and stalls named after family members, such as “Aunty” or “Chi” (meaning sister) followed by a number representing their order in the family and, finally, their name.