Vietnam BASIC INFOMATION
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Vietnam covers an area of 329,500 square kilometers. It is located in the eastern part of the Indo-China Peninsula. It borders China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, and the South China Sea to the east and south. The coastline is more than 3,260 kilometers long. The terrain is long and narrow, high in the west and low in the east. Three quarters of the territory are mountains and plateaus. The north and northwest are high mountains and plateaus. The middle and long mountain ranges run from north to south. The main rivers are the Red River in the north and the Mekong River in the south. Vietnam is located south of the Tropic of Cancer, with high temperature and rain, and a tropical monsoon climate. |
Vietnam, the full name of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, has an area of 329,500 square kilometers. It is located in the eastern part of the Indo-China Peninsula, bordering China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, and the South China Sea to the east and south. The coastline is more than 3260 kilometers long. Vietnam has a long and narrow terrain, 1600 kilometers long from north to south, and 50 kilometers at its narrowest point from east to west. The terrain of Vietnam is high in the west and low in the east. Three quarters of the territory is mountainous and plateau. The north and northwest are high mountains and plateaus. The central Changshan mountain range runs from north to south. The main rivers are the Red River in the north and the Mekong River in the south. The Red River and Mekong Delta are plains. In 1989, the national forest covered an area of 98,000 square kilometers. Vietnam is located south of the Tropic of Cancer, with high temperature and rain, and a tropical monsoon climate. The annual average temperature is around 24℃. The average annual rainfall is 1500-2000 mm. The north is divided into four seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter. There are two distinct seasons of rain and drought in the south, with the rainy season from May to October in most areas and the dry season from November to April of the following year.
Vietnam is divided into 59 provinces and 5 municipalities.
Vietnam became a feudal country in 968 AD. Vietnam became a protectorate of France in 1884, and was invaded by Japan in World War II. In 1945, Ho Chi Minh announced the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. After Vietnam achieved the "Great Victory of Dien Bien Phu" in May 1954, France was forced to sign an agreement in Geneva on the restoration of peace in Indochina. The north of Vietnam was liberated, and the south was still ruled by France (later the South Vietnamese regime supported by the United States). In January 1973, Vietnam and the United States signed the Paris Agreement on ending the war and restoring peace. In March of the same year, the U.S. troops withdrew from southern Vietnam. In May 1975, southern Vietnam was completely liberated, and the War of Resistance Against the US and the National Salvation War won a complete victory. In July 1976, Vietnam achieved reunification of North and South, and the country was named the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
National flag: The Constitution of Vietnam stipulates: "The national flag of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a rectangle, its width is two-thirds of its length, and there is a five-pointed gold star in the middle of the red background." It is commonly known as the red flag of Venus. The flag ground is red, and the center of the flag is a five-pointed golden star. The red symbolizes revolution and victory. The five-pointed golden star symbolizes the leadership of the Vietnam Labor Party to the country. The five horns of the five-star represent workers, farmers, soldiers, intellectuals, and youth.
The total population of Vietnam is more than 84 million. Vietnam is a multi-ethnic country with 54 ethnic groups. Among them, the Jing ethnic group has the largest population, accounting for about 86% of the total population. The remaining ethnic groups include Daiyi, Mang, Nong, Dai, Hmong (Miao), Yao, Zhan, and Khmer. General Vietnamese. The main religions are Buddhism, Catholicism, Hehao and Caotai. There are more than 1 million Chinese.
Vietnam is a developing country. The economy is dominated by agriculture. The mineral resources are rich and diverse, mainly coal, iron, titanium, manganese, chromium, aluminum, tin, phosphorus, etc. Among them, coal, iron and aluminum reserves are relatively large. Forests, water conservancy and offshore fishery resources are abundant. Rich in rice, tropical cash crops and tropical fruits. There are 6845 species of marine life, including 2000 species of fish, 300 species of crab, 300 species of shellfish, and 75 species of shrimp. The forest area is about 10 million hectares. Vietnam is a traditional agricultural country. The agricultural population accounts for about 80% of the total population, and the agricultural output value accounts for more than 30% of the GDP. Cultivated land and forest land account for 60% of the total area. Food crops include rice, corn, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and cassava. The main cash crops are fruits, coffee, rubber, cashews, tea, peanuts, silk, etc. The main industrial sectors include coal, electric power, metallurgy, and textiles. Vietnam has only really operated the tourism industry since the early 1990s and has abundant tourism resources. The main tourist attractions include Hoan Kiem Lake, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Confucian Temple, Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi, Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Long Port, Lotus Pond Park, Cu Chi Tunnels and Halong Bay in Quang Ninh Province.
Hanoi: Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is located in the Red River Delta with a population of about 4 million. It is the largest city in northern Vietnam and the second largest city in the country. The climate is four distinct seasons. January is the coldest, with an average monthly temperature of 15 degrees Celsius; July is the hottest, with an average monthly temperature of 29 degrees Celsius.
Hanoi is an ancient city with a thousand years of history. It was originally called Daluo. It was once the capital of the feudal dynasties of Li, Chen, and Hou Li in Vietnam, and is known as the "land of cultural relics of a thousand years." As early as the beginning of the 7th century, the city began to be built here, and it was called the Purple City. In 1010, Li Gongyun (ie Li Taizu), the founder of the Li Dynasty (1009-1225 AD), moved his capital from Hualu to this place and named Shenglong. With the strengthening and expansion of the city wall, before the 10th century, it was renamed Song Ping, Luocheng, and Daluo City. With the changes of history, Thang Long has been called Zhongjing, Dongdu, Dongguan, Tokyo and Beicheng successively. It was not until the twelfth year of the Ming Dynasty of the Nguyen Dynasty (1831) that the city was surrounded by the embankment of the Er River (Red River), and finally named Hanoi, which is still in use today. Hanoi was the seat of the governor's palace of the "French Indochina Federation" during the French colonial rule. After the victory of the "August Revolution" in Vietnam in 1945, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (renamed the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in 1976) was scheduled to be here.
Hanoi has beautiful scenery and features of a subtropical city. As the trees are evergreen all year round, the flowers bloom in all seasons, and the lakes are dotted in and out of the city, Hanoi is also known as the "City of Hundred Flowers". There are many historical sites in Hanoi. The famous tourist attractions include Ba Dinh Square, Hoan Kiem Lake, West Lake, Bamboo Lake, Baicao Park, Lenin Park, Confucian Temple, One Pillar Pagoda, Ngoc Son Temple and Tortoise Tower.
Hanoi is the political, economic, and cultural center of Vietnam. Many famous universities and scientific research institutions in the country are concentrated here. Hanoi’s industry is dominated by electromechanical, textile, chemical and other light industries. The crops are mainly rice. Hanoi is also rich in various tropical fruits.