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Vietnam

Vietnam Background Stats

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Definitions

  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
  • Independence day date: Date.
  • Land border length: The length of each country's land border. Islands are listed as having a 0.0 km.
  • Length of border with China: Length in km of each country's border with China. China has international borders with 14 countries, and a total border length of 22,117 kilometres (13,743 mi). That makes it the longest of any country in the world.
  • National anthems: National anthem.
  • National identity card: Description.
  • Neighboring countries and territories: The countries and territories neighboring each country. "L" means they share only a land border and "M" means they have only maritime boundaries. A blank means they share both.
  • Number of maritime boundary neighbours: Number of states and territories with which each country shares a maritime border. Two countries separated from each other by a body of water have a maritime border with each other.
  • Overview: A geopolitical overview of every sovereign country in the world, briefly examining their recent history and place on the global stage. The texts are taken from the BBC News website.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Full name Socialist Republic of Vietnam 2013
Independence day date September 2 1945
Land border length 4,639 km 2014 38th out of 200
Length of border with China 1,281 km 2014 5th out of 14
National anthems Ti\u1ebfn Qu\u00e2n Ca ( Marching Song ) 2011
National identity card Known as gi\u1ea5y ch\u1ee9ng minh nh\u00e2n d\u00e2n ("people's proof document"), it is compulsory for all Vietnamese citizens over 14. 2004
Neighboring countries and territories Cambodia China Indonesia (M) Laos (L) Malaysia (M) Philippines (M) Thailand (M) 2014
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 6 2014 10th out of 171
Overview

Vietnam, a one-party Communist state, has one of south-east Asia's fastest-growing economies and has set its sights on becoming a developed nation by 2020.

It became a unified country once more in 1975 when the armed forces of the Communist north seized the south.

This followed three decades of bitter wars, in which the Communists fought first against the colonial power France, then against South Vietnam and its US backers. In its latter stages, the conflict held the attention of the world.


Full Article
2013

Citation

"Vietnam Background Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Vietnam/Background