Vietnam

Paul Nung 2nd

Introduction

Travel to Ho Chinh Minh city which is named after the communist leader. Vietnam has breathtaking landscapes full of mountains and large green plains. Visit the rural areas which hold more than 80% of the nation's population. Gaze at the natural beauty of the rice terraces that go down the mountains,and embrace the culture and traditions of Vietnam and do activities that you will enjoy. Try some of our Vietnamese foods. The things you could do in Vietnam are countless so if your planning a vacation go to Vietnam. Vietnam has many ethnic groups such as Chinese,Cambodians,and other Asian groups. If you want to know more keep reading and learn about the great country of Vietnam.


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People and Culture

Geography Of Vietnam

Geography and Climate

Vietnam occupies the eastern and southern part of the Indochinese peninsula in Southeast Asia, with the South China Sea along its entire coast. China is to the north and Laos and Cambodia are to the west. Long and narrow on a north-south axis, Vietnam is about twice the size of Arizona. The Mekong River delta lies in the south. Vietnam is on the right of the Malay peninsula. Vietnam is covered in huge vast mountains and has large forests. Vietnam has a beautiful delta that flows from the Mekong River. Lush rice terraces go down mountainsides. Vietnam is surrounded by the South China Sea and the gulf of Ton kin.


It has a tropical like monsoon. Vietnam has one rainy season during the south monsoon. In some areas like ones near the coastline the season that has the most rain is during the south monsoon. During the summer the southern region has light rain and is dry and sunny. Frost and snow may occur in the mountains. North and central Vietnam get cold air from china during the north monsoon.

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Government and Citizenship

The president of Vietnam is the head of state and the prime minister is the head of government, in a one party system. From the 1800s to the 1950s Vietnam was under french rule. Vietnamese communist drove them out and took control over Vietnam.Ever since then Vietnam has a communist government. Which means that all the income is split by the government and everything is equal. In Vietnam's communist society every thing is controlled by the communist party or government. They don't allow religion and the party always has to be in power. Eventually they allowed religion and became more lenient with their restrictions. The communist party has control over the state and military. When communist took over north Vietnam, american's occupied the southern part. This started the Vietnam war.




Vietnam's Economy