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Viet Nam

Capital city: Hanoi
Total area: 331,690 sq km
Population: 84.40 mln
Major religion: Buddihnism (80%)
Currency: Dong
Official languages: Vietnamese


The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia, bordered by China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west and the South China Sea to the east. Its capital is Hanoi.

Vietnam, situated in both a tropical and a temperate zone, is characterized by strong monsoon influence, with high humidity both in hot summer and relatively cold winter.

Vietnamese is the official language and Buddhism the principal religion of the country, which had a population of 84.40 million in July 2005.