What ocean is Vietnam in?

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.

Is Vietnam in the south Pacific?

The majority of the subregion is still in the Northern Hemisphere. East Timor and the southern portion of Indonesia are the only parts that are south of the Equator.

Sovereign states.

State Vietnam
GDP (nominal), USD (2020) 261,637,000,000
GDP (PPP) per capita, Int$ (2020) $8,677
HDI (2019 report) 0.704
Capital Hanoi

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.

Is Vietnam a free country?

Freedom in the World — Vietnam Country Report

Vietnam is rated Not Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House’s annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.

How safe is Vietnam?

All in all, Vietnam is an extremely safe country to travel in. The police keep a pretty tight grip and there are rarely reports of muggings, robberies or sexual assaults. Scams and hassles do exist, particularly in Hanoi, HCMC and Nha Trang (and to a lesser degree in Hoi An).

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What is the old name of Vietnam?

Names of Vietnam

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1839–1945 Đại Nam
1887–1954 Đông Dương (Bắc Kỳ, Trung Kỳ, Nam Kỳ)
from 1945 Việt Nam
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What was the war in Vietnam over?

The Vietnam War pitted communist North Vietnam and the Viet Cong against South Vietnam and the United States. The war ended when U.S. forces withdrew in 1973 and Vietnam unified under Communist control two years later.

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