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Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Cộng hòa Xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam  (Vietnamese)
Motto: Độc lập – Tự do – Hạnh phúc
"Independence – Liberty – Happiness"
Anthem: Tiến Quân Ca
"Army March"
Vietnam (orthographic projection).svg
Location Vietnam ASEAN.svg
Location of Vietnam (green)

in ASEAN (dark grey)  –  [Legend]

CapitalHanoi
21°2′N 105°51′E / 21.033°N 105.850°E / 21.033; 105.850
Largest cityHo Chi Minh City
10°48′N 106°39′E / 10.800°N 106.650°E / 10.800; 106.650
National languageVietnamese[n 1]
Ethnic groups
(2019)
Religion
(2019)
Demonym(s)Vietnamese
GovernmentUnitary Marxist–Leninist one-party socialist republic
Nguyễn Phú Trọng
• President
Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Phạm Minh Chính
Vương Đình Huệ
LegislatureNational Assembly
Formation
before 1500
• Empire of Việt Nam proclaimed
1804
2 September 1945
21 July 1954
30 April 1975
• Reunification
2 July 1976
28 November 2013[n 2]
Area
• Total
331,699 km2 (128,070 sq mi) (66th)
• Water (%)
6.38
Population
• 2022 estimate
103,808,319[5] (16th)
• 2019 census
96,208,984[2]
• Density
295.0/km2 (764.0/sq mi) (29th)
GDP (PPP)2022 estimate
• Total
Increase $1.278 trillion[6] (25th)
• Per capita
Increase $12,881[6] (111th)
GDP (nominal)2022 estimate
• Total
Increase $408.947 billion[6] (39th)
• Per capita
Increase $4,122[6] (139th)
Gini (2018)Positive decrease 35.7[7]
medium
HDI (2019)Increase 0.704[8]
high · 117th
Currencyđồng (₫) (VND)
Time zoneUTC+07:00 (Vietnam Standard Time)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+84
ISO 3166 codeVN
Internet TLD.vn

Vietnam

Vietnam, or Viet Nam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is a country in Southeast Asia, at the eastern edge of mainland Southeast Asia, with an area of 311,699 square kilometres (120,348 sq mi) and population of 96 million, making it the world's fifteenth-most populous country. Vietnam borders China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, and shares maritime borders with Thailand through the Gulf of Thailand, and the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia through the South China Sea. Its capital is Hanoi and largest city Ho Chi Minh City.