Official name: The Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
National Day: September 2 (on September 2, 1945, at Ba Dinh square, President Ho chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence, proclaiming the birth of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam).
Geographical location: located in Southeast Asia, bordering People’s Republic of china to the North; Laos and Cambodia to the West; and Eastern Sea to the East.
Area: 331 000 km2.
Length of coast line: 3260 km.
Climate: Tropical monsoon.
Official language: Vietnamese.
Population: 90.73 million (in 2014).
Currency: Viet Nam Dong (VND).
GDP (nominal): US$ 184 billion (in 2014).
GDP per capita (nominal): US$ 2,028 (in 2014).
Administrative units: 63 provinces and cities.
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