Vietnam - VN

Name Vietnam (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes VN / VNM
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Hanoi
Area 31007
DD coordinates 15.903062 / 105.806693
DMS coordinates 15°54'11.02" N / 105°48'24.09" E
UTM coordinates 48P 586353.22940816 1758379.2959383
Total cities 12321
Flag of Vietnam

Vietnam on map

Vietnam is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Vietnam, is VN.

It's territory covers an area of 31007 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. On nationwide level, Vietnamese is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Vietnamese. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 195468 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 2600 km. Vietnam merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 47130 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 84 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use VND as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Vietnam live according to the Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh time zone, which is also the one used in Hanoi.

More about Vietnam

Official languages Vietnamese
Nationalities Vietnamese
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .vn
Phone codes 84
Currencies VND
Life expectancy males Ø 71,2 years
Life expectancy females Ø 79,4 years
Birthrate 16,7 ‰
Deathrate 6,3 ‰
Males/Females 49,9%/50,1%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 280,83 bn $
Importations 261,68 bn $
Tourism receipts 11,83 bn $
Unemployment rate 2,3%
Inflation rate 2,80%
Corruption index 36 (bad)
Energy consumption 143,2 bn kWh

Land use

2% Urban areas 7589 km²
38% Agricultural areas 125106 km²
48% Forest 157798 km²
0% Water areas 21160 km²
12% Others 40737 km²


Roadways 195468 km
Railways 2600 km
Waterways 47130 km
Commercial harbors 1863
Airports 37

Vietnam cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 12321):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
PER Flag of Peru Peru South America Lima 19264 km
BOL Flag of Bolivia Bolivia South America Sucre 18877 km
ECU Flag of Ecuador Ecuador South America Quito 18388 km
PRY Flag of Paraguay Paraguay South America Asuncion 18168 km
COL Flag of Colombia Colombia South America Bogota 17785 km
BRA Flag of Brazil Brazil South America Brasilia 17752 km
CHL Flag of Chile Chile South America Santiago 17678 km
VEN Flag of Venezuela Venezuela South America Caracas 17614 km
URY Flag of Uruguay Uruguay South America Montevideo 17396 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 17306 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
LAO Flag of Laos Laos Asia Vientiane 327 km
KHM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia Asia Phnom Penh 444 km
THA Flag of Thailand Thailand Asia Bangkok 563 km
MMR Flag of Myanmar [Burma] Myanmar [Burma] Asia Naypyidaw 1031 km
MAC Flag of Macao Macao Asia - 1072 km
HKG Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong Asia - 1133 km
MYS Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Asia Kuala Lumpur 1373 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 1596 km
SGP Flag of Singapore Singapore Asia Singapore 1636 km
TWN Flag of Taiwan Taiwan Asia Taipei 1804 km

There are many ways to find how far is Vietnam (VN) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Vietnam to Haversine
North pole 8239 km 5120 mil
Equator 11696 km 7268 mil
South pole 11776 km 7317 mil
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246 Countries
1208701 Cities
41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Vietnam and Peru is 19264 kilometers or 11970 miles.
The most smallest distances between Vietnam and Laos is 327 kilometers or 203 miles.
We found information about 12321 cities.
The capital of VN is Hanoi with population in 2021 over 7785000 people.
The area of Vietnam (VN) is 31007 square kilometers.
Yes, Vietnam is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of VN is The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.
Vietnam has approximately 37 airports.