Basic Information

01 Jan 2017

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Last Updated:17th Jan 2017


Nation Social Republic of Vietnam
Capital Hanoi ( 7.25 million)
Independence day September 2nd  1945
Politics One-party state
Army Vietnam’s People Army
Currency Vietnam Dong


Location Southeast Asia
Provinces 5 municipalities and 58 provinces
Area 330966.9 km2
Climate Tropical and Monsoon
Time zone GMT+7


Population (2016 Feb) 94.1 million rank 14 in world and 8 in Asia
Density 305 people/km2
Urban population 32.2 million (33.6%)
Average age 30.8
Languages Vietnamese, Minorities’ languages
Main language Vietnamese
Ethnicity 54 Ethnic groups (87% total)
Life expectancy at birth 73
Religion Buddhism, Cathlicism, Cao Dai
HDI (2014) 0.666


GDP (nominal, 2016) 4,502,700 billion
Per capita 48.6 billion (2,215 USD)
GDP growth rate (2016) 6.21%
CPI growth rate (2016 Dec) 4.74%
Unemployment rate (2016 Jun) 2.06%
Exchange rate ( 2017 Jan) 1 USD=22,620 VND
1JPY=193.21 VND

Data Source:General Statistics Office

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