Vietnam, or Viet Nam (Vietnamese: Việt Nam, [vîət nāːm] ), officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is a country in Southeast Asia, at the eastern edge of mainland Southeast Asia, with an area of 311,699 square kilometres (120,348 sq mi) and population of 96 million, making it the world's fifteenth-most populous country.
The history of Vietnam can be traced back to around 20,000 years ago, as the first modern humans arrived and settled on this land, known as the Hoabinhians, which can be traced to modern-day Negritos. Archaeological findings from 1965, which are still under research, show the remains of two hominins closely related to the Sinanthropus, dating ...
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In Vietnam, the approximate population is 97,094,658. 25.2% of these people are aged between 0-14, with 11,954,354 being male and 10,868,610 being female. 69.3% of the population are between the ages of 15-64. The male-to-female ratio is almost evenly split, with 31,301,879 being male and 31,419,306 being female. 5.5% are 65 and over, with 1,921,65...
The length of the country, from North to South, is 1,650 kilometers (1,025 miles). "At its narrowest point, Vietnam is only 30 miles (48 kilometers) wide".Due to the long and narrow shape of Vietnam, the weather in the country varies considerably from north to south. Northern Vietnam offers a humid subtropical climate with four distinct seasons (wi...
Vietnam's history has long been characterized by the neighborhood of China in the north. For about 1,000 years, northern Vietnam belonged to China, but from 938 the country became independent and later expanded southward at the expense of the Champa kingdom. In the 19th century the country was colonized by France and during the Second World War, th...
Vietnam is divided into 58 provinces. There are also five city municipalities which have province authority. The provinces of Vietnam are divided (by the government) into provincial cities and provinces.
Media said in 2011 that investment in science and technology was 2% of GDP. "Vietnam provides no incentives for students to return to Vietnam from their foreign graduate programmes" was the opinion (in 2011) of French physicist Pierre Darriulat.
Casualties and losses. The Vietnam War (also known by other names) was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 [A 2] to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.  It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam.
- 1 November 1955 – 30 April 1975, (19 years, 5 months, 4 weeks and 1 day)
- North Vietnamese and Viet Cong/PRG victory, Withdrawal of U.S. coalition's forces from Vietnam in 1973 after the Paris Peace Accords, Communist forces take power in South Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, North Vietnam and South Vietnam reunite into the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in 1976, Start of the boat people and refugee crises, Start of the Cambodian genocide and the Third Indochina War
Thư pháp chữ Hán và chữ Nôm. Ngôn ngữ quốc gia của Việt Nam là tiếng Việt, một ngôn ngữ thanh điệu thuộc ngữ hệ Nam Á và là tiếng mẹ đẻ của người Việt. Hiến pháp không quy định chữ viết quốc gia hay văn tự chính thức. Văn ngôn với chữ Hán ghi âm Hán-Việt ...
The State of Vietnam ( Vietnamese: Quốc gia Việt Nam; Chữ Nôm: 國家越南; French: État du Viêt-Nam) was a governmental entity in Southeast Asia that existed from 1949 until 1955, first as a member of the French Union and later as a country (from 21 July 1954 to 26 October 1955).
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