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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
Vietnam Flag:
Flag of Vietnam

The flag of Vietnam was officially adopted on November 30, 1955.

The gold five-pointed star symbolizes the five groups of workers in the building of socialism (intellectuals, peasants, soldiers, workers and youths), while the red symbolizes bloodshed, and the revolutionary struggle.

Larger Vietnam flag

Vietnam Coat of Arms:
Flag of Vietnam

The national emblem of Vietnam was adopted on November 30, 1955, and features a circular red background and yellow star representing the Communist Party of Vietnam. A cog wheel makes up the border, and crops (representing agriculture and industrial labor) make up the base.

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