Vietnam

By; Brandon, Trey, and Finn

location

  • Vietnam is bordered on the north by China and to the west by Laos and Cambodia.
  • The total land area of Vietnam is 329,569 square kilometers.
  • Located 15.4549 N and 106.5760 E
  • It is located on the Indochina Peninsula




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Government

  • Vietnam's government is a Socialist Republic
  • Vietnam's capital city is Hanoi
  • Vietnam's government is lead by one political party
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Vietnam's Land

  • The tallest mountain in Vietnam is Fansipan
  • The major River in Vietnam is Mekong
  • Tropical and highland forests cover 40% of Vietnam
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Economy

  • The economy of Vietnam is a developing planned economy and market economy.
  • Their exports are Oil, rice, rubber, coffee, textiles, garments, coal, aquaculture, and processed forest products.
  • Their imports are petroleum, steel, fertilizer, electronics, machinery, and equipment.
  • Vietnam's main industries are machinery, refined petroleum, steel, and cloth.
  • The currency is the Vietnamese Dong.
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Language

  • Vietnamese is the national and official language of Vietnam
  • Vietnamese vocabulary has borrowings from the Chinese language
  • About 75 million people speak Vietnamese
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Culture

  • Vietnam's culture is unknown to most people outside of Vietnam.
  • Xoan singing is a folk cultural product of Phú Thọ province. The last point of time that. Xoan accompany still sang in communal houses of the villages in spring was in 1945.
  • The Dan Nhi is popular among several ethnic groups in Vietnam. It is also referred to as Dan Co in southern provinces of Vietnam.
  • Vietnam's culture is one of the oldest in Southeast Asia.
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Climate

  • Vietnam's climate can be divided a tropical and a temperate zone.
  • It is characterized by strong monsoon influences, has a considerable amount of sun, a high rate of rainfall, and high humidity that makes it sometimes feel quite uncomfortable.
  • Regions located near the tropics and in the mountainous regions have a slightly cooler, more temperated climate
  • The annual average tempeture ranges from 22°C to 27°C year-round
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Religions

  • The three main religions of Vietnam are Mahayana Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism
  • The Biggest religion in Vietnam is Mahayana Buddhism
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Flag

  • Vietnam's current flag was created in 1955
  • The flag is red with a yellow star in the middle
  • Red symbolizes the revolution and blood
  • The yellow represents the farmers, workers, youth, intellectuals, and the soldiers of Vietnams
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Neighboring Nations and Oceans

  • Vietnam is neighboring Laos, Cambodia, and China
  • Vietnam is neighboring The South China Sea, Gulf of Tonkin, and The Gulf of Thailand
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GDP

  • Vietnam's GDP is 1,910.51 USD per capita
  • Vietnam"s GDP is larger then is neighbor Cambodia

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Literacy Rate

  • Vietnam's literacy rate is 93.4% can read in the population over age 15
  • Male- 95.4%
  • Female 91.4%
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Infant Mortality Rate

  • The infant mortality rate in Vietnam is 19 deaths per every thousand births
  • Vietnam's infant mortality rate has decreased in the last 3 years
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