How wide is Vietnam?

How wide is Vietnam at its greatest width?

The elongated roughly S shaped country has a north-to-south distance of 1,650 km (1,030 mi) and is about 50 km (31 mi) wide at the narrowest point.

Geography of Vietnam.

Continent Asia
Highest point Fansipan 3,144 metres (10,315 ft)
Lowest point Vietnam East Sea 0 metres (0 ft)

Is Vietnam still divided into North and South?

The Vietnam War’s north-south division officially ended 31 years ago. … Vast cultural differences divide the former republics of North and South Vietnam. Hanoi is as far from Ho Chi Minh City, the former Saigon, as New York City is from Atlanta.

What dangers did American soldiers face in Vietnam?

Discipline problems and ‘fragging’

Disillusionment with the war was coupled with psychological trauma. Most US soldiers who had spent time ‘in country’ had seen fellow servicemen, sometimes their friends, killed or disfigured by sniper fire, mines or booby traps.

What is the old name of Vietnam?

Names of Vietnam

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1887–1954 Đông Dương (Bắc Kỳ, Trung Kỳ, Nam Kỳ)
from 1945 Việt Nam
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History of Vietnam

How safe is Vietnam?

All in all, Vietnam is an extremely safe country to travel in. The police keep a pretty tight grip and there are rarely reports of muggings, robberies or sexual assaults. Scams and hassles do exist, particularly in Hanoi, HCMC and Nha Trang (and to a lesser degree in Hoi An).

Is Vietnam bigger than us?

United States is about 30 times bigger than Vietnam.

Vietnam is approximately 331,210 sq km, while United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km, making United States 2,869% larger than Vietnam.

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.

What was the difference between North and South Vietnam during the war?

Ho Chi Minh led a communist government in the north (Democratic Republic of Vietnam) with its capital at Hanoi, and a new Republic of South Vietnam was established under President Ngo Dinh Diem, with its capital at Saigon.

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