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About Vietnam
More than 2.000 year history of Vietnam started form Hung Vuong King to Ho Chi Minh mordern history. Vietnam had passed many wars to be independent. Millions people had been died for Vietnam today. Below are some important icons of Vietnam history.
Vietnam has 54 different ethnic groups that possess historically rich cultural backgrounds and interesting folk arts. The country has more than 1,000 historical, cultural, and architectural sites which have been officially classified as world heritage
The local currency is the dong (abbreviated "d" or VND). Bank notes are 200d, 500d, 1000d, 2000d, 5000d, 10.000d, 20.000d, 50.000d and 100.000d
Vietnam is located between 9 and 23 degrees north. Eastern Vietnam has a long coastline on the Gulf of Tonkin and the South China Sea. It has a tropical monsoon type of climate; from May-Sep the south monsoon sets in, and the country is dominated by south to southeasterly winds. From Oct-April, the north monsoon is dominant with northerly to northeasterly winds affecting the country. There is a transition period between each monsoon season when winds are light and variable.
Vietnam is a multi-nations country which homes to 54 different nations. Among them, the Viet nation (often called as the Kinh nation) comprises 86.83 per cent of the total population. Two largest ethnics are Tay and Thai, which account for 1.97% and 1.79% of Vietnam's population and are concentrated in the country's northern uplands.
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam, a sovereign and reunified independent country, has a high percentage of territorial waters. Looking at the map, Vietnam is located in the center of the Southeast Asia, and is shaped like the letter "S". The country lies in the eastern part of the Indochina peninsula
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