Viet Nam

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Official Name: 
Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

Area: 
331,211.6 km2

Population: 
88,772,900 (2012)

Capital: 
Hanoi

Language(s): 
Vietnamese

Religions: 
Diverse mix of major religions: Buddhism, Catholicism, Caodaism, Hoa Hao, Protestantism and Islam

Currency: 
Dong (VND)

Anthem: 
Tien Quan Ca (March to the Front)

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Food Processing, Garments, Shoes, Machine-Building

AGRICULTURE: Rice, Vegetable, Coffee

EXPORT: Crude Oil, Marine Products, Rice, Coffee, Rubber

Tour Info

Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism
Address: 80 Quan Su Street, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi

www.vietnamtourism.com

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Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

Located in the eastern coast of the Indochina Peninsula, Viet Nam has about 331,051.4 km2 in area, extending from 8o02' to 23o23' Northern Latitude and from 102o08' to 109o28' Eastern Longitude.

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Information

Official Name: 
Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

Area: 
331,211.6 km2

Population: 
88,772,900 (2012)

Capital: 
Hanoi

Language(s): 
Vietnamese

Religions: 
Diverse mix of major religions: Buddhism, Catholicism, Caodaism, Hoa Hao, Protestantism and Islam

Currency: 
Dong (VND)

Anthem: 
Tien Quan Ca (March to the Front)

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Food Processing, Garments, Shoes, Machine-Building

AGRICULTURE: Rice, Vegetable, Coffee

EXPORT: Crude Oil, Marine Products, Rice, Coffee, Rubber

Tour Info

Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism
Address: 80 Quan Su Street, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi

www.vietnamtourism.com

Tourism Packages

Tourism Packages 1

Tourism Packages 2

Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

Located in the eastern coast of the Indochina Peninsula, Viet Nam has about 331,051.4 km2 in area, extending from 8o02' to 23o23' Northern Latitude and from 102o08' to 109o28' Eastern Longitude.It shares borders with China, Laos and Cambodia, and faces the East Sea. It's an S-shaped peninsula with thousands of offshore islands, the largest archipelagoes being the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands and Truong Sa (Spartly) Islands.

Viet Nam has 2 major deltas of the Red River and Mekong as well as 4 distinctive mountainous zones, each possessing its own unique features.

Viet Nam's population is about 86,927,700 people (2010) with 54 eth-nic groups, of which the largest group is Viet (Kinh) accounting for 80%.

Viet Nam has a tropical climate; there are four distinct seasons in the North (spring, summer, autumn, and win-ter), and only two seasons in the South: rainy season (from May to September) and dry season (from October to April).

There is no official religion in Viet Nam but Buddhism is very popular and most Vietnamese worship their ancestors. Besides, Viet Nam also has other religions such as Catholicism, Caodaism, Hoa Hao, Protestantism, Islam.

Viet Nam is located in a region considered a cradle of mankind, one of the earliest agricultural centres practicing wet rice farming, where the stone and metallurgical revolutions took place. Van Lang State, the first state in Viet Nam was established in the 7th century B.C and then Au Lac State lasted until 208 B.C. The next main periods of Viet Nam include: Chinese dynasties' domination and the struggle for national independence (208 B.C – 939 A.D), national construction and defense for independence (939 – 1945) and national independence and socialism (1945 up to now).

The Vietnamese culture, endowed with a long-standing and rich heritage, is deeply stamped with national pride. Despite of historical contingencies, there are still about 7,300 preserved historic and cultural sites over Viet Nam. Specific features of Viet Nam are likewise reflected in other cultural tokens such as legends, festivals, traditional theater, water puppetry, music, dances and customs. Viet Nam has 2 natural heritage sites, 5 cultural heritage sites, 6 intangible cultural heritage forms, 3 documentary heritage recognized by UNESCO, one global geopark recognized by Global Geo-parks Network (GGN) and one new natural wonder of the world recognized by New7Wonders.

Vietnamese is the official language of the country. Learning foreign languages, particularly English and French, is now quite in vogue among young people.

Working hours of government offices are Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed for one hour at lunch). Shops are open from 8:00 or 8:30am to 9:00 or 10:00 pm.

For further information, please visit the websitewww.vietnamtourism.com.

Information

Official Name: 
Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

Area: 
331,211.6 km2

Population: 
88,772,900 (2012)

Capital: 
Hanoi

Language(s): 
Vietnamese

Religions: 
Diverse mix of major religions: Buddhism, Catholicism, Caodaism, Hoa Hao, Protestantism and Islam

Currency: 
Dong (VND)

Anthem: 
Tien Quan Ca (March to the Front)

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Food Processing, Garments, Shoes, Machine-Building

AGRICULTURE: Rice, Vegetable, Coffee

EXPORT: Crude Oil, Marine Products, Rice, Coffee, Rubber

Tour Info

Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism
Address: 80 Quan Su Street, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi

www.vietnamtourism.com

Tourism Packages

Tourism Packages 1

Tourism Packages 2

  • Ha Long Bay officially named as one of the seven new world wonders Author : VNA/VOVOnline

    Ha Long Bay has officially become one of the world's new seven wonders of nature, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

  • Vietnam on the top 10 list for visitors in 2013 Author : Saigontimes

    The U.K’s leading travel website iWantSun has listed Vietnam as one of the top ten countries that are worth visiting this year, local media reports.

  • Travel magazine suggests must-see destinations in VN Author : Vietnam News Agency

    The Lonely Planet Traveller of the UK, a leading travel magazine in the world, has suggested five must-see destinations in Vietnam for those who wish to make a vacation in the country.

  • Vietnam - destination for luxury ships Author : Vietnam News Agency

    The luxury cruise liner Costa Victoria of the Italia-based ship operator Costa Crociere S.p.A arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on January 7 with 2,400 passengers and crew to begin a four-day tour of Vietnam.

  • Top 10 remarkable tourism events in 2012 Author : Tourism Information Technology Center (VNAT)

    On December 28, 2012, in Ha Noi, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) held a ceremony chaired by Deputy Director General of the VNAT Nguyen Manh Cuong to announce 10 remarkable tourism events in 2012.

  • Vietnam Tourism Awards 2011 Author : Tourism Information Technology Center (VNAT)

    The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Vietnam Tourism Association jointly held a ceremony in the Hanoi Opera House on December 8, to present the Vietnam Tourism Awards 2011 to 52 leading tourism businesses. 

  • Vietnam leads Asian hotel growth list Author : Vietnam News Agency

    Vietnam takes the lead in the growth of the Asian hotel sector with a forecast annual rate of 15 per cent for the 2012-2016 period

  • Vietnams Vice Minister Discusses Future Collaboration with UNWTO Author : UNWTO

    UNWTO welcomed a high-level delegation from Vietnam to its headquarters in Madrid last week which 

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  • Da Lat Flower Festival From 23 December 2017 - 27 December 2017

    The Lam Dong tea culture will be featured at the Da Lat Flower Festival 2017, which will be held from December 23 – 27 in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.

  • Dong Thap Tourism and Culture Week 2017 From 10 December 2017 - 31 December 2017

    Dong Thap Tourism and Culture Week 2017 will be held at Phuong Nam Cultural Tourism Area in the province from December 10-31, said the provincial People’s Committee.

  • Tet Trung Thu 2017 04 October 2017

    The Mid-Autumn Festival of Tet Trung Thu is held on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month – usually in September or early October – coinciding with the full moon.

  • Bay Nui Bull Racing Festival 2017 19 September 2017

    The event is a traditional ritual in which the Khmer ethnic minority celebrates the Dolta Ceremony to commemorate the merits of their ancestors and wish for happiness and peace for their souls.

  • International Travel Expo HCMC 2017 From 07 September 2017 - 09 September 2017

    ITE HCMC has established itself as an important annual international travel event in Vietnam. It is a place where both international and regional buyers, suppliers, trade professionals and media partners from the tourism and travel organizations meet and exchange the latest and new developments in the industry.

  • Vu Lan Festival (Holiday of the dead) 2017 05 September 2017

    On the 15th day of the seventh lunar month, the Vietnamese believe the gates of hell open, allowing the souls of the dead to visit their family back on earth. Thus their descendants create lavish offerings to serve on ancestral altars, or gather in pagodas to hear monks lecture about the value of family. At night, families set lit lanterns afloat down the river.

  • Street Dance Festival 29 July 2017

    Almost 200 dancers will join a parade across Tran Hung Dao street, which runs along the bank of Han river, while performing rhythmic Latin dances such as tango, disco, rumba, and bachata.

  • Da Nang Kite Festival From 15 July 2017 - 16 July 2017

    The 2017 Da Nang Kite Festival, titled “Let Dreams Fly”, will be held on July 15th-16th at My Khe Beach Area, Son Tra District.

  • Northwest Cuisine Festival From 08 July 2017 - 16 July 2017

    The Northwest Cuisine Festival opened in the northern province of Lao Cai on July 8, as part of activities of the Lao Cai – Northwest National Tourism Year 2017.

  • Central Highlands Heritage Month 01 July 2017

    The National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Ha Noi will celebrate Central Highlands Heritage Month in July with a bevy of special activities and events, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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