Vietnam Google maps and Driving Directions
Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Vietnam, and Hanoi (GPS: 21 02 N 105 51 E), the capital city of the country located in (the) Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea, as well as China, Laos, and Cambodia.
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Google Maps Vietnam
French rule of Vietnam ended in 1954. Divided at 17°N, the US-backed South fought the Communist North. Reunified after the Norths 1975 victory, it is run as a single-party state.
Vietnam is low, flat delta in south and north; central highlands; hilly, mountainous in far north and northwest.
The map above fully covers Vietnam with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any region, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Hanoi or to the neighboring towns and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Hanoi, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Vietnam (VN).
Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Vietnam with its administrative divisions; 58 provinces (tinh, singular and plural) and 5 municipalities (thanh pho, singular and plural)provinces: An Giang, Bac Giang, Bac Kan, Bac Lieu, Bac Ninh, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Ben Tre, Binh Dinh, Binh Duong, Binh Phuoc, Binh Thuan, Ca Mau, Cao Bang, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Dien Bien, Dong Nai, Dong Thap, Gia Lai, Ha Giang, Ha Nam, Ha Tinh, Hai Duong, Hau Giang, Hoa Binh, Hung Yen, Khanh Hoa, Kien Giang, Kon Tum, Lai Chau, Lam Dong, Lang Son, Lao Cai, Long An, Nam Dinh, Nghe An, Ninh Binh, Ninh Thuan, Phu Tho, Phu Yen, Quang Binh, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Quang Ninh, Quang Tri, Soc Trang, Son La, Tay Ninh, Thai Binh, Thai Nguyen, Thanh Hoa, Thua Thien-Hue, Tien Giang, Tra Vinh, Tuyen Quang, Vinh Long, Vinh Phuc, Yen Baimunicipalities: Can Tho, Da Nang, Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).
The interactive map above is also may be used as the satellite map of Vietnam, or as a reverse search map for finding an address from its GPS coordinates.
Vietnam occupies the eastern and southern part of the Indochinese peninsula in Southeast Asia, with the South China Sea along its entire coast. China is to the north and Laos and Cambodia are to the west. Long and narrow on a north-south axis, Vietnam is about twice the size of Arizona. The Mekong River delta lies in the south. Vietnam shares borders with three neighboring countries. In order of shared border length, these are: Laos (2,161 km), China (1,297 km), and Cambodia (1,158 km).
Vietnam (area: 331 212 sq km / 127 881,62 sq mi), where the official language is Vietnamese, lying in Asia and using the currency; Vietnamese dong (VND), set their clock to UTC+7. That means they are 12 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Hanoi, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.
The climate in Vietnam; Cool winters in north; south is tropical, with even temperatures.
Geography in a nutshell; A heavily forested mountain range separates the northern Red River delta lowlands from the Mekong Delta in the south.
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Driving directions Vietnam
The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Vietnam above showing the country, located next to Cambodia, China, Laos. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Vietnam are 16 10 N, 107 50 E , while the capital, Hanoi found at 21 02 N 105 51 E.
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About Vietnam and the capital, Hanoi
|The national flag of Vietnam||Borderline map of Vietnam|
|Flag description: red field with a large yellow five-pointed star in the center; red symbolizes revolution and blood, the five-pointed star represents the five elements of the populace – peasants, workers, intellectuals, traders, and soldiers – that unite to build socialism.||Border length: total: 4,616 km. Border countries (total: 3): Cambodia 1,158 km, China 1,297 km, Laos 2,161 km.|
Did you know about Vietnam?
- In 1954 Vietnam was divided into north and south. In 1976, the north finally achieved its aim of reunification under communism.
- Intense US bombing and defoliant spraying in the 19621975 Vietnam War has scarred the landscape.
- Much of Vietnams farmland is underwater during the year, since the country is a leading producer and exporter of rice.
Facts of Vietnam (VN)
Name conventional long form: Socialist Republic of Vietnam, conventional short form: Vietnam, local long form: Cong Hoa Xa Hoi Chu Nghia Viet Nam, local short form: Viet Namabbreviation: SRV, etymology: “Viet nam” translates as “Viet south” where “Viet” is an ethnic self identification dating to a second century B.C. kingdom and “nam” refers to its location in relation to other Viet kingdoms
Codes: ISO; VN, Internet; .vn
Capital city: Hanoi
Language(s): Vietnamese (official language), English (increasingly favored as a second language), some French, Chinese, and Khmer, mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)
National holiday(s): Independence Day, 2 September (1945)
Motto: Doc lâp, tu do, hanh phúc (Independence, Freedom, Happiness)
Currency: Vietnamese dong (VND)
GPS: 16 10 N, 107 50 E, Hanoi; 21 02 N 105 51 E
Location: Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea, as well as China, Laos, and Cambodia
Geography note: extending 1,650 km north to south, the country is only 50 km across at its narrowest point
Land boundaries: Cambodia 1,158 km, China 1,297 km, Laos 2,161 km, total: 4,616 km
Maritime boundaries: N/A
Coastline: 3,444 km (excludes islands)
Area: total: 331,210 sq km; land: 310,070 sq km, water: 21,140 sq km (total 127 881,62 mi2), about three times the size of Tennesee; slightly larger than New Mexico.
Roadways: total: 195,468 km, paved: 148,338 km, unpaved: 47,130 km (2013)
Waterways: 47,130 km (30,831 km weight under 50 tons) (2011)
Local time (capital): UTC+7, 12 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Vietnam: 96 491 146
Population in Hanoi: 2 955 000 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 33.6% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: Ho Chi Minh City 7.298 million; HANOI (capital) 3.629 million; Can Tho 1.175 million; Haiphong 1.075 million; Da Nang 952,000; Bien Hoa 834,000 (2015)
Population growth rate: 0.95% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 15.7 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 5.9 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 23.84% (male 11,938,563 / female 10,767,261) 15-24 years: 16.69% (male 8,240,861 / female 7,658,711) 25-54 years: 45.22% (male 21,690,214 / female 21,390,448) 55-64 years: 8.24% (male 3,610,716 / female 4,238,569) 65 years and over: 6.01% (male 2,216,485 / female 3,509,193) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 30.1 years; male: 28.9 years, female: 31.2 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: Kinh (Viet) 85.7%, Tay 1.9%, Thai 1.8%, Muong 1.5%, Khmer 1.5%, Mong 1.2%, Nung 1.1%, Hoa 1%, other 4.3%note: 54 ethnic groups are recognized by the Vietnamese Government (2009 estimate)
Religions: Buddhist 7.9%, Catholic 6.6%, Hoa Hao 1.7%, Cao Dai 0.9%, Protestant 0.9%, Muslim 0.1%, none 81.8% (2009 estimate)
Government type: Marxist-Leninist one-party socialist republic
Legal system: civil law system; note – the civil code of 2005 reflects a European-style civil law
National anthem: Tien Quân Ca (Army March)
Known national hazards: occasional typhoons (May to January) with extensive flooding, especially in the Mekong River delta
Major infectious diseases: The degree of risk(s): very high food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever vectorborne diseases: dengue fever, malaria, and Japanese encephalitis (2016)
Land use: agricultural land: 34.8%; arable land 20.6%; permanent crops 12.1%; permanent pasture 2.1%; forest: 45%; other: 20.2% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: rice, coffee, rubber, tea, pepper, soybeans, cashews, sugar cane, peanuts, bananas; poultry; fish, seafood
Industries: food processing, garments, shoes, machine-building; mining, coal, steel; cement, chemical fertilizer, glass, tires, oil, mobile phones
Export commodities: clothes, shoes, electronics, seafood, crude oil, rice, coffee, wooden products, machinery
Main export partners: US 21.2%, China 13.3%, Japan 8.4%, South Korea 5.5%, Germany 4.1% (2015)
Import commodities: machinery and equipment, petroleum products, steel products, raw materials for the clothing and shoe industries, electronics, plastics, automobiles
Main import partners: China 34.1%, South Korea 14.3%, Singapore 6.5%, Japan 6.4%, Hong Kong 5.1%, Thailand 4.5% (2015)
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