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Vietnam's Information

Flag of Vietnam
Land Area 310,070 km2
Water Area 21,140 km2
Total Area 331,210km2 (#65)
Population 95,261,021 (#14)
Population Density 307.22/km2
Government Type Communist State
GDP (PPP) $595.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $6,400
Currency Dong (VND)
Largest Cities
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.
A - C
  • Pham Xuan An journalist
  • Howard Bach badminton player
  • Lan Cao author
  • Van Cao composer, songwriter, author of Vietnam's National Anthem
  • Loan Chau singer
  • Ngo Bao Chau mathematician
  • Kieu Chinh actress
  • Truong Chinh politician
  • Vo Chi Cong former president
  • Ngo Dinh Diem former president
  • Thuy Diep fashion designer
  • Xuan Dieu poet
  • Khai Dinh former emperor
  • Luong Kim Dinh philosopher, priest, scholar
  • Anh Do actor, comedian
  • Thich Quang Do Buddhist monk
  • Tam Doan singer
  • Le Quy Don philosopher, poet, historian
  • Nguyen Du poet
  • Le Duan politician
  • Duc Duc former emperor
  • Thich Quang Duc Buddhist monk
  • Nguyen Tan Dung prime minister
  • Nguyen Thi Dung politician
  • Pham Duy songwriter
  • Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen television host
G - H
  • Tra Giang actress
  • Danny Graves baseball player
  • Tran Thu Ha singer
  • Dang Thi Minh Hanh fashion designer
  • Thich Nhat Hanh Buddhist monk
  • Vuong Trung Hieu writer, translator, scholar
  • Don Ho singer
  • Hiep Hoa former emperor
  • Pham Thi Hoai writer, editor
  • Doan Hoang producer, director, screenwriter
  • Nguyen Hue former emperor
  • Henri Huet photographer
  • Dam Vinh Hung singer, songwriter
  • Duong Thu Huong author
  • Tran Van Huong politician, former president
  • Ho Xuan Huong poet
  • To Huu poet
K - L
  • Nguyen Khanh army general, political leader
  • Nguyen Binh Khiem poet
  • Bang Kieu singer
  • Nguyen Cao Ky former prime minister
  • Andrew Lam writer
  • Thanh Lam singer, songwriter
  • Duy-Loan Le engineer
  • Nam Le writer
  • Quang Le singer
  • Diem Lien singer, actress
  • Dinh Bo Linh former emperor, founder of second Vietnamese Dynasty
  • My Linh singer
  • Nguyen Van Linh revolutionary, politician
  • Nhu Loan singer
  • Gia Long former emperor, founder of the Nguyen Dynasty
  • Tran Duc Luong former president
  • Jane Luu astronomer
  • Khanh Ly singer
M - N
  • Minh Mang former emperor
  • Nong Du Manh politician
  • Duong Van Minh former president
  • Ho Chi Minh former prime minister, former president
  • Do Muoi politician
  • Nguyen Ngoc Ngan novelist, teacher, poet
  • Tran Hieu Ngan Olympic medalist, taekwondo
  • Ham Nghi former emperor

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