Name of country    Socialist Republic of Vietnam​​
Other major cities​Ho Chi Minh, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Can Tho​
Official language ​ Vietnamese​
   Religion  ​   Buddhism​
Government  ​ Socialist Republic, one-party state​
 President     ​Tran Dai Quang


The National Flag of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is rectangular in shape, its width is equal to two thirds of its length, in the middle of fresh red background is a bright five-pointed golden star. The red in the flag symbolizes to communism in Vietnam and to the blood of the people who have sacrificed for their country and the Golden Star with five points represents intellectuals, peasants, workers, traders and soldiers.
Geographical location
Vietnam is located in the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia and is bordered by China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west and the East Sea (South China Sea) to the east.
The total area of the country is more than 331 thousand square kilometers, including about 327,480 square kilometers of land and approximately 4,200 square kilometers of water with more than 2,800 islands. The North of Vietnam is located in a tropical monsoon climate area, the year is divided into four seasons, including the spring and summer and autumn and winter while the South is located in the tropical climate area and the year is divided into two seasons: the dry season and the rainy season
According to a statistics issued on 11/01/2013, the number of Vietnam's population is 90 million people and thus Vietnam ranks as the 14th most populous countries in the world.
The official holidays in Vietnam: New Year's holiday (1/1), the Lunar New Year holiday, Death Anniversary of the Hung King's (10/3 in lunar calendar), the Liberation Day, International Workers' Day (1/5), National Day (2/9).