Is Vietnam a peninsular country?

Mainland Southeast Asia Indochinese Peninsula Indochina
Peninsula of Asia
Topographical map of Mainland Southeast Asia
Countries Cambodia Laos Myanmar (Burma) Thailand Vietnam

What is the Vietnamese peninsula called?

Ca Mau Peninsula, peninsula, the southernmost projection of Vietnam, lying between the South China Sea on the east and the Gulf of Thailand on the west, with drainage to each.

What are the highest lowest points in Vietnam?

Geography of Vietnam

Continent Asia
Coastline 3,444 km (2,140 mi)
Borders 4,639 km (2,883 mi)
Highest point Fansipan 3,144 metres (10,315 ft)
Lowest point Vietnam East Sea 0 metres (0 ft)

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 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.

Is Vietnam a poor country?

Vietnam is now defined as a lower middle income country by the World Bank. Of the total Vietnamese population of 88 million people (2010), 13 million people still live in poverty and many others remain near poor. Poverty reduction is slowing down and inequality increasing with persistent deep pockets of poverty.

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What was Vietnam’s main religion?

Statistics

Religious group % Population 2009 % Population 2019
Vietnamese folk religion, and non-religion/atheism 81.6% 86.32%
Buddhism 7.9% 4.79%
Christianity 7.5% 6.6% 0.9% 7.10% 6.10% 1.00%
Catholicism

Why did the US get involved in Vietnam?

China had become communist in 1949 and communists were in control of North Vietnam. The USA was afraid that communism would spread to South Vietnam and then the rest of Asia. It decided to send money, supplies and military advisers to help the South Vietnamese Government.

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