Country's codes

International phone code for Vietnam: +84.

Standard ISO 3166-1:

    3 letters: VNM

    2 letters (internet domain): .VN

    Digital country code 704

Standard EAN-13 (country barcode): 893 

Olympic country code: VIE

FIFA code: VIE

Useful country information

Total area: 128,070 sq mi (331,699 km2)

Population 97.34 million (2020)

Capital city (2021 est.): Hanoi,with a population of 6.4 million

Other large cities: Ho Chi Minh City Population is 8.8 million

Monetary unit: Dong

Current government officials

Languages: Vietnamese (official), English (increasingly favored as a second language), some French, Chinese, and Khmer, mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)

Ethnicity/race: Kinh (Viet) 85.7%, Tay 1.9%, Thai 1.8%, Muong 1.5%, Khmer 1.5%, Mong 1.2%, Nung 1.1%, others 5.3%

Religions: Buddhist 9%, Catholic 7%, Hoa Hao 2%, Cao Dai 1%, Protestant, Islam, none 81%

National Holiday: September 2, Vietnam National Day: Vietnam declares its independence, forming the Democratic Republic of Vietnam

Literacy rate:approximately 95.4 percent (2020 est.)


Vietnam, a one-party Communist state, has one of south-east Asia's fastest-growing economies. It became a unified country once more in 1975 when the armed forces of the Communist north seized the south.

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