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Countries : Vietnam :    


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Lodging in Vietnam        Map of Vietnam




   Capital   
Hanoi
  
   Population   
83,535,576 (July 2005 est.)
  
   Languages   
Vietnamese (official), English (increasingly favored as a second language), some French, Chinese, and Khmer; mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)
  
   Independence   
2 September 1945 (from France)
   Location   
Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea, alongside China, Laos, and Cambodia
  
   Area   
total: 329,560 sq km ; land: 325,360 sq km ; water: 4,200 sq km ;
  
   Land boundaries   
total: 4,639 km
border countries: Cambodia 1,228 km, China 1,281 km, Laos 2,130 km
  
   Climate   
tropical in south; monsoonal in north with hot, rainy season (mid-May to mid-September) and warm, dry season (mid-October to mid-March)


  
   Natural resources   
phosphates, coal, manganese, bauxite, chromate, offshore oil and gas deposits, forests, hydropower
  
   Government type   
Communist state
  
   Currency - Currency code   
Dong (VND)

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   Internet country code:   
.vn
  
   Internet users:   
3.5 million (2003)

 
   Weather in some cities   
WEATHER IN HANOI  


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