About Vietnam

Most of the banks in Vietnam are opened from 8AM to 3PM from Monday to Friday (closed on Saturdays and Sundays). Credit cards are widely accepted. ATMs are available at 5 star hotels and in big cities like Hanoi, Haiphong, Hue, Danang and Ho Chi Minh city.

Vietnam Climate Vietnam is located in the tropical and temperate zone. Vietnam’s climate is characterized by high temperature and humidity all year round. North Vietnam, under the impact of the Chinese mainland, has more or less mainland climate. In addition, the Eastern Sea also affects Vietnam’s tropical monsoon climate. The monsoon climate does not spread [...]

Vietnam Currency Vietnamese currency is the Vietnam Dong. All kinds of papernotes which are in circulation have the nominal values of 500,000; 200,000, 100,000; 50,000; 20,000; 10,000; 5,000; 2,000; 1,000; 500, 200 and 100 dong. Types of coins are 5,000; 2,000; 1,000; 500 and 200 dong. Foreign currencies and traveller’s cheques can be exchanged at [...]

Vietnam Finance Postal Service Post Offices in Vietnam have domestic money transfer service. Besides, Vietnam Posts also have service for one-way remittances from foreign countries to Vietnam like France, Japan, Belgium, USA, Czech, Slovakia, Latvia, Singapore, China and Malaysia.

Vietnam Flora and Fauna Vietnam’s soil is diverse with high fertility, thus providing very favourable conditions for the development of agriculture and forestry. Vietnam is also endowed with abundant and diverse flora, including 14,600 species of vegetation. Vietnam’s flora is mainly covered by tropical forests with plants and trees adapted to much sunshine, high temperature [...]

Vietnam Geographical location Vietnam is located in the Eastern part of the Indochina peninsula, bordering China to the North, Laos and Cambodia to the West with a long land border of 4,550 km, and facing the Eastern Sea (South China Sea) and the Pacific to the East and the South. On the map, Vietnam is [...]

Vietnam Languages In addition to their unique cultures, 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam have different languages. 24 ethnic groups have their own scripts such as Thai, H

Vietnam Local Time Zone Local time zone: GMT + 7. Working hours of government agencies 7.30AM to 4.30PM (with 1-hour lunch break) from Monday to Friday, off on Saturdays and Sundays.

Vietnam National Anthem The song “March to the Front” was composed by Van Cao in late 1944. Soon after being released, the song became the official song of the Viet Minh Front. Later, it was approved by the National Assembly as the National anthem of Vietnam at the first session of its first Legislature.

Vietnam National Emblem The national emblem of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam was approved by its National Assembly at the 5th session of its first Legislature in September, 1955. The national emblem is circular in shape; in the middle of a red background is a yellow star symbolizing the revolutionary history of the nation, surrounded [...]