Vietnam Facts: 40 True and Interesting Vietnam Facts Vietnam Facts: 40 True and Interesting Vietnam Facts
From the wonderful history to breathtaking landscape, you must visit this lovely country “Vietnam”.Moreover it is well famous around the world for its historical... Vietnam Facts: 40 True and Interesting Vietnam Facts

From the wonderful history to breathtaking landscape, you must visit this lovely country “Vietnam”.Moreover it is well famous around the world for its historical relics and rich culture, old temples and adventure. Know more about this fascinating country in this list of 40 true and interesting Vietnam Facts that will blow your mind.

  1. The official name of Vietnam is the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
  2. Two rivers in Vietnam, the Mekong, and the Red river spread over swampy delta plains. The areas around this land are very fertile and ideal for growing rice and other crops.
  3. Vietnam shares a land border with China, Cambodia and Laos.
  4. The capital city of Vietnam is Hanoi.
  5. There is the war between North and South Vietnam from 1957 to 1975 which include countries: United States, Russia, and China.
  6. The name of the country was formerly spelled as two words, Viet and Nam.
  7. The culture of this country is a composite adaptation of Chinese, French, Japanese and American colonial influences.
  8. The Vietnamese established a trading system to exchange animal skins, ivory & tropical goods in 938 AD for Chinese scrolls on philosophy, administration, and literature.
  9. The mummy of their first president Ho Chi Minh was embalmed & display in a mausoleum.
  10. The flag of Vietnam consists of a golden star with five points to signify intellectuals, farmers, workers, youth soldiers.

    The flag of Vietnam consists of a golden star with five points to signify intellectuals, farmers, workers, youth soldiers.
  11. Tet is the most important festival in Vietnam.
  12. Water puppetry is popular in Vietnam.
  13. Fansipan is the highest mountain peak in the region.
  14. Vietnam is also home to the world’s largest cave, Son Doong.
  15. Tiet Canh is a traditional Vietnamese dish made from fresh animal blood.
  16. Noodles are the second most popular food in Vietnam.
  17. Near about two million civilians and 1.3 million soldiers died during the war.
  18. Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam.
  19. The total area of Vietnam is 331,210 sq km.
  20. The total population of Vietnam is 95,261,024 as of 2016.

    The total population of Vietnam is 95,261,024 as of 2016.
  21. Official Language of Vietnam Vietnamese.
  22. In 1946 socialists in North Vietnam started to battle for control of the country from France.
  23. The Vietnam war also included America and Australia.
  24. The Vietnam War is known as “the American War” in Vietnam.
  25. Vietnam is shaped like the letter S.
  26. Vietnam is the world’s second largest coffee-producing nation after Brazil
  27. Vietnam is the world’s largest exporter of cashew nuts
  28. The official currency of Vietnam is called dong!
  29. Traditional gongs are used to call the Vietnamese children to school.
  30. Vietnam has one of the lowest unemployment rates as compared to other countries.

    Vietnam has one of the lowest unemployment rates as compared to other countries.
  31. Approximately ten million bikes travel on the roads of Vietnam every day.
  32. The most common surname in Vietnam is Nguyen.
  33. The Vietnamese language has six different tones.
  34. Cats and dogs are very popular to eat in this country.
  35. Potbelly pigs are kept as pets in Vietnam.
  36. The highest point is Fan Si Pan, at 3,144 meters elevation.
  37. Vietnam Traditional dress is called Ao-dai.
  38. Rude Finger Gesture is considered to cause offense.
  39. Vietnam rice production ranks second in the world after Thailand.
  40. Spring roll is the most popular dish of Vietnam.

    Spring roll is the most popular dish of Vietnam.
  41. The script of the language has twenty-nine alphabets.
  42. Vietnam exports clothes, shoes, crude oil, and rice.
  43. The country imports leather, textiles, machinery, electronics, plastics and automobile.
  44. The Vietnamese den is the temple and is built in memory of national heroes or historical figures.
  45. Vietnam has 43 national parks located in the Dak Lac.

    Vietnam has 43 national parks located in the Dak Lac.

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