Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula. It has an area of 331,210 square km.
Tet Nguyen Dan (or simply Tet) is the most important festival in Vietnam. It celebrates rebirth and is an equivalent of the Lunar New Year.
Vietnam is in Southeast Asia, with a population of 96.5 million people. Its capital is Hanoi, and the currency is Dong (VND). The official language spoken in Vietnam is Vietnamese.
It has eight world heritage sites including:
- Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi
- Citadel of the Ho Dynasty
- Complex of Hué Monuments
- Hoi An Ancient Town
- My Son Sanctuary
It also has many national parks including: