Where is Vietnam?

Vietnam is located in the Southeastern Asia region at latitude 14.058324 and longitude 108.277199 and is part of the Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 14Β° 3' 29.97'' N
  • 108Β° 16' 37.92'' E

You can see the location of Vietnam on the world map below:

Vietnam pointed out on the map by a flag pin.

Vietnam Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Vietnam (VN) are:

  1. Cambodia (KH)
  2. China (CN)
  3. Lao People's Democratic Republic (LA)

Maritime Borders

Vietnam borders with the South China Sea.

Vietnam Related Content

Vietnam Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 14.058324
Longitude: 108.277199
Country CodesAlpha 2: VN
Alpha 3: VNM
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡»πŸ‡³
Int. Phone Prefix+84
Capital cityHanoi
Southeastern Asia
Country Area331,210 sq km
Population 202198,168,829
World Rank: 15
Median Age32
Life expectancy73.6
Major languagesVietnamese (official), English (increasingly favored as a second language), some French, Chinese, and Khmer, mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+07:00
Internet TLD.vn
Biggest AirportNoi Bai International Airport (Hanoi)
Average temperature24.45 Β°C
76.01 Β°F
Administrative Divisions58 provinces 5 municipalities
Political systemOne-party socialist state

Vietnam Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionEast Asia & Pacific
CurrencyDong (VND)
GDP in 2020$343.2 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 36
GDP per capita in 2020$3,526
World Rank: 125
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, United States
Top 5 Export CountriesChina, United States, Japan, South Korea, Netherlands

Biggest Cities in Vietnam

Here are the largest cities in Vietnam based on 2021 data:

City Population
Ho Chi Minh City 13,954,000
Hanoi 8,246,600
Haiphong 2,103,500
Can Tho 1,237,300
Bien Hoa 1,104,000
Thu Duc 1,013,795
Quang Ha 1,000,000
Hue 652,572
Bac Ninh 520,000
Hai Duong 507,469

Map of Vietnam with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Southeastern Asia Region

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  • Vietnam Flag Pin on Map: Β© hyotographics/Shutterstock