Vietnam Country in Asia information and #Vietnam photo – Vietnam flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to the nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, via a huge marble mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) has French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the Củ Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers.
Currency: Vietnamese dong
Population: 89.71 million (2013) World Bank
President: Trần Đại Quang
Neighboring countries: China, Cambodia, Laos