Tag Archives: Vietnam

Check naturegnosis for Vietnam in 2001.

Vietnam Wildlife and Economy

Animals and Plants The forests of Vietnam Forest extends over a quarter of the country in Vietnam. This used to be different, when two thirds of the country was forest. In the northwest there are primarily coniferous forests, but tropical rainforest, monsoon forest and mangrove forest also grow in Vietnam. The vegetation is also very… Read More »

Vietnam History and Politics

1000 years of Chinese rule As early as 207 BC, The Lac Viet tribe conquered what is now Vietnam. Nam Viet means something like “southern country of the Viet”. The Red River Delta became the center of this forerunner of today’s state. The influence of the Chinese grew and about 100 years later, the Chinese… Read More »

Vietnam Overview

Official language Vietnamese Capital Hanoi Form of government socialist republic with one-party system Area 331,100 km² Residents 83.54 million Currency Dong Time zone UTC + 7 License plate VN Internet TLD .vn Telephone area code 0084 (Source: ALLCITYCODES) Geography The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia and borders China in the north,… Read More »