The Socialist Republic Of Vietnam




310,060 sq km (64 provinces & 4 major cities)

Major Cities:

  • In the North: Hanoi, Hai Phong
  • In the Central: Hue, Da Nang, Qui Nhon
  • In the South: Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Can Tho


Vietnam lies wholly within the monsoon tropics. Its weather is hot and humid, and rainfall varies according to the season. Humidity averages 84%. Average annual rainfall is around 223 cm


  • With a population of 94.5 million (Aug 2016), Vietnam is the 14th most populous country in the world and the median age in Vietnam is 30.8 years.
  • Labor force: 54.61 million

Ethnic Group:

54 Ethnic Group. The largest group is Kinh comprising 88% of the population and mainly living in the Red River Delta, the central coastal delta, the Mekong Delta and major cities. The other 53 ethnic minority groups (approximately 8 million people) are scattered over mountainous area


3,260 km


Vietnamese (for business purposes English, French, Russian, Chinese, Japanese and Germany are also spoken)

Natural Resource:

Energy resources (oil, gas, coal, and hydropower); minerals (bauxite, iron ore, lead, gold, precious stones, tin, chromate, anthracite, construction materials, granite, marble, clay, white sand and graphite); sea and tropical forestry resources and agricultural potential


  • Road Systems: 86,327 km
  • Railways: 3,219 km, includes 5 routes
  • Airways: 17 international routes and 16 domestic routes. The major airports are: Noi Bai (Hanoi), Tan Son Nhat (Ho Chi Minh City), Da Nang, Phu Bai (Hue), Cat Bi (Hai Phong), Dien Bien (Lai Chau), Vinh (Nghe An), Nha Trang, and Can Tho
  • Key Seaports: Cai Lan, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Quy Nhon, Cam Ranh, Vung Tau, and Saigon
  • Telecoms: 10.3 million telephones (12.56 sets per 100 persons)
  • Export Processing Zones and industrial parks: 110 (not including Chu Lai and Dung Quat Zones)- Universities and colleges: 262


The Government is overseen by a legislative body known as the National Assembly, which elects a president to serve as head of state and a prime minister to administer the daily affairs of the government

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