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  1. Vietnam is a multi-ethnic country on Mainland Southeast Asia and has great ethnolinguistic diversity. Vietnam's demography consists of 54 different ethnicities belonging to five major ethnolinguistic families: Austronesian, Austroasiatic, Hmong-Mien, Kra-Dai, Sino-Tibetan.

  2. › wiki › Vietnam_WarVietnam War - Wikipedia

    The Vietnam War (also known by other names) was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 [A 1] to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was a major conflict of the Cold War.

  3. History of Vietnam (1945–present) After World War II and the collapse of Vietnam's monarchy, France attempted to re-establish its colonial rule but was ultimately defeated in the First Indo-China War. The Geneva Accords in 1954 partitioned the country temporarily in two with a promise of democratic elections in 1956 to reunite the country.

  4. 4 days ago · Vietnam, country occupying the eastern portion of mainland Southeast Asia. It has a long coastline, much of which fronts on the South China Sea to the east and south. The country is bordered by the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest, Cambodia and Laos to the west, and China to the north.

  5. History of Vietnam, a survey of notable events and people in the history of Vietnam. Located in the eastern portion of mainland Southeast Asia, Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, the South China Sea to the east and south, the Gulf of Thailand (Gulf of Siam) to the southwest, and Cambodia

  6. Geography of Vietnam; Continent: Asia: Region: Southeast Asia: Coordinates: 16°00′N 108°00′E: Area: Ranked 65th • Total: 331,212 km 2 (127,882 sq mi) • Land: 93.62% • Water: 6.38%: Coastline: 3,444 km (2,140 mi) Borders: 4,639 km (2,883 mi) Highest point: Fansipan 3,144 metres (10,315 ft) Lowest point: Vietnam East Sea 0 metres (0 ...

  7. The history of Vietnam begins around 2,700 years ago. Successive dynasties based in China ruled Vietnam directly for most of the period from 207 BC until 938, when Vietnam regained its independence.

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