Viet Nam is located on the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. It has a long land border of 4,550 km, bordering China to the North, Laos and Cambodia to the West, and the Eastern Sea (South China Sea) of Pacific Ocean to the East.
What oceans and seas surround Vietnam?
5 OCEANS AND SEAS
Vietnam is bordered on the northeast by the Gulf of Tonkin, on the southeast by the South China Sea, and on the southwest by the Gulf of Thailand.
What hemispheres are Vietnam in?
This places Vietnam in the eastern and northern hemispheres. The latitude reflects whether a country is located above or below the equator. With a latitudinal coordinate in the north, Vietnam is also north of the equatorial plane.
Where is Vietnam on the globe?
What is the closest country to Vietnam?
It is bordered by China to the north, the South China Sea to the east and south, the Gulf of Thailand (Gulf of Siam) to the southwest, and Cambodia and Laos to the west.
What are the highest lowest points in Vietnam?
Geography of Vietnam
|Highest point||Fansipan 3,144 metres (10,315 ft)|
|Lowest point||Vietnam East Sea 0 metres (0 ft)|
|Longest river||Đồng Nai river (longest inland river) 586 kilometres (364 mi)|
|Largest lake||Ba Bể Lake 6.5 square kilometres (2.5 sq mi)|
How close to the equator is Vietnam?
Distances from Vietnam
Vietnam is 1,117.01 mi (1,797.65 km) north of the equator, so it is located in the northern hemisphere.
Is Vietnam Located on the equator?
Vietnam is in the Eastern and Northern hemispheres, although it is just above the equator, so its southernmost point is close to the Southern hemisphere. The United States is in the Northern and Western hemispheres. Vietnam stretches from about 8 degrees north to about 23 degrees north.
Is Vietnam a free country?
Freedom in the World — Vietnam Country Report
Vietnam is rated Not Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House’s annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.
Is Vietnam a poor country?
Vietnam is now defined as a lower middle income country by the World Bank. Of the total Vietnamese population of 88 million people (2010), 13 million people still live in poverty and many others remain near poor. Poverty reduction is slowing down and inequality increasing with persistent deep pockets of poverty.
What’s the major religion in Vietnam?
There are 06 major religions in Viet Nam, namely Buddhism, Catholicism, Protestantism, Muslim, Caodaism and HoaHao Buddhism. Buddhism: Buddhism was introduced in Viet Nam in the early years A.D. From the 10th century to 15th century, Buddhism in Viet Nam witnessed rapid growth along with national independence.