Vietnam is an amazingly diverse country, with so many interesting places to explore. It has a total land area of approximately 329,560 square kilometers and shares a border with China, Laos, and Cambodia. The country is divided into three regional areas: South Vietnam, Central Vietnam and Northern Vietnam where the capital city of Hanoi is situated.

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | Photo by guido da rozze under creative commons

Key Facts About Vietnam

Location Located in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand
CurrencyVietnamese Dong
Currency Conversion1VND = 0.000043USD
ClimateTropical climate
Population97 million (2019 est.)
ReligionMostly Athiest
LanguageVietnamese is the National Language

Top Tourist Attractions in Vietnam

  • Ha Long Bay
  • Thien Mu Pagoda in Hue
  • Hoan Kiem Lake
  • Hoi An
  • Phu Quoc
  • Sa Pa Terraces
  • Mekong Delta
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Mui Ne
  • Nha Trang
  • Phong Nha Caves
  • My Son
  • Imperial Citadel
  • Cao Dai Temple
  • Cham Islands
  • Bac Ha Market
  • Hang Son Doong Cave
  • My Khe Beach
  • Tam Coc
  • Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Khai Dinh Tomb

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