Capital: Hanoi
National Population: 92,477,000
Total Land Area: 310,070 km²
Coastline: 3,444 km
Longest Length: 1,650 km
Narrowest Width: 50 km
Highest Point: Mt. Fan Si Pan – 3,144 m

Currency: Dong (VND) Pronounced Dohng
2014 GDP: $186.2 billion
2014 GDP Per Capita: $2,052

Interesting Facts
National Flower: Lotus
National Animal: Water Buffalo
Literacy Rate: 94%
Largest Exporter of Cashews
2nd Largest Exporter of Coffee
43 million motorbikes

Vietnamese Language
29 Letters
F, J, W, and Z are not Letters
6 Different Tones Tones Change Word Meaning

“Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress
to show their strength and their stability.”

Ho Chi Minh

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