Things to Know about Vietnam

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The Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Cộng hòa xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam) is one of the most spectacular countries in Asia. The official name of the country is the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, a state located on the east coast of the Indo-China Peninsula. Vietnam is bordered by the People's Republic of China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, and the South China Sea to the south and east. Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city. Most of the people in the country live in this city. The number of Buddhists in Vietnam is high but the number of Muslims is increasing day by day. The country has a narrow and long land.

There are 53 different ethnic and linguistic groups living in Vietnam. However, the people of Vietnam or Vietnamese people are the majority. Central Vietnam is the narrowest part of the country; The Mountains are very close to the sea, and in some places they are very close to the sea. South Vietnam is largely made up of the Mekong River Basin, which is wide and fertile. Nowadays, the population of the country is increasing day by day and people are flocking to the cities. Vietnam consists of 57 provinces and 5 municipal cities. The municipalities are Kan Thao, Haifong, Da Nang, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

The Root of Economy

Vietnam's economic policy is very good. They have taken their economy a long way. The country is a major agricultural country. Agriculture is the main source of the country's economy. Their economy is mostly based on agriculture and this is what has taken them so far. They cultivate high quality and increase foreign exchange by exporting the grains produced. The main crop of their agricultural work is paddy. The country grows a lot of paddy. Besides rice, it produces coffee, tea, rubber and other tropical crops. The country has industrial factories in major cities. The industrial sector contributes a lot to the growth of the country's economy $ 1381. The country's two main economic sectors are the service sector (36%) and industry (42%). However, about 56% of the country's workers are still farmers.


The main food in Vietnam is rice. They eat a kind of fish with rice. Vietnamese use spoons to eat soup and chopsticks for other foods. They serve the food on a table. Tea, coffee and beer are popular drinks, but they are served after meals.


The country gained independence from France on September 2, 1945. The last constitution of the country was enacted on April 15, 1992. There is only one recognized and legitimate political party in the country, the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV). The number of its members is more than 3 million. The country has two positions in politics. The head of state is the president, he controls the main affairs of the state, and the prime minister is the head of state. Men and women can all vote.


Vietnamese like to play volleyball, football, etc. as a team. Badminton, table tennis, swimming and tennis are also popular sports. Many people in urban areas love jogging, so Chi Chi Chuan does shadow wrestling, yoga, etc.