The overview of Vietnam


The overview of Vietnam

Once a lesser-known destination, Vietnam has become widely popular in recent years. With the long history and the variety of tourist destinations, Vietnam cannot be missed in any traveler’s itinerary. To get more travel information about Vietnam, don’t hesitate to follow us in this post as well as many other posts about Vietnam later in Travelrightway.com.

The overview of Vietnam

Once a lesser-known destination, Vietnam has become widely popular in recent years

1, Quick facts about Vietnam

Official name: The Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Capital: Hanoi

Population: 94.44 million people (according to the 2016 national census)

Total area: 331,212 square kilometers

Major religion: Buddhism

Official language: Vietnamese

Monetary unit: Vietnam Dong

The overview of Vietnam

Vietnam on map

2, Detailed information about Vietnam

Location

Viet Nam is located in Southeast Asia. The country's territory is bordered by China in the North while it shares the borderline with the South China Sea in the South. In the West, Vietnam has joint border with the Gulf of Tonkin. Vietnam shares the borderline with the Gulf of Thailand and Cambodia - Laos in the South West and in the West in turn. This country has a long coastline of 3,260 kilometers with a plenty of wonderful sites, which is the big advantages for the development of tourism of this nation.

Weather and climate in Vietnam

Vietnam lies completely in the tropical areas with the average temperature from 21ºC to 27ºC. However, the climate in Vietnam varies from region to region because of its topography. There are four different reasons including Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter in the Northern Vietnam stretching from Hai Van mountain range to the North.

Thanks to the warm weather in Spring (lasting from February to April), the plants grow fast and the flowers will bloom in all. Besides, the sun will shine almost days of the Summer’s months (from May to August). However, the sudden thundershowers also make summer less hot. Autumn lasting from September to November is prominent with cool air and dry windy weather; the season is always impressive in the eyes of tourists with yellow leaves on the streets and the slight bright sunshine. From November to January is the time of Winter when the weather is cold and dry. Winter is known as the coldest season in a year in Vietnam.

Unlike Northern Vietnam, the regions in southern Vietnam have two main seasons consisting of wet rainy season and dry season. The wet season is outstanding with rainy days and lasts from April to September. Particularly, it is often sunny in every morning and rainy in late afternoons in wet season. By contrast, A dry season spans the months of October to May with the hotter weather. Although the sun shines all days, it is cool at night.

The overview of Vietnam

The sun will shine almost days of the Summer’s months

Tourism

The development of tourism is well known as one of the important components in the economic development in Vietnam. Actually, with the diversity of natural landscapes, man-made works of art, holidays,... as well as the great weather and climate in both rural and urban areas, Vietnam can be easily ranked in the list of the most attractive countries across the world.

The overview of Vietnam

Tourism is one of the most important components to develop economy in Vietnam

We believe that Vietnam can certainly leave whole tourists the most impressive memories. So, why don’t you take a tour to Vietnam in your next holiday to take home the wonderful experiences?


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