Location

Location

  • Location: Southeast Asia
  • Area:
  • Total: 331,210 km2
  • Land: 310,070 km2
  • Water: 21,140 km2
  • Land Boundaries: 4,639 km
  • Coastline: 3,444 km
  • Diverse terrain: low, flat delta in South and North; Central Highlands; hilly, mountainous area in far north and northwest.
  • Northern Vietnam
  • The largest area of Vietnam: over 101,000 km2
  • Bordering with Guangxi and Yunnan of China to the north; Phongsali, Luang Prabang and Hua Phan of Laos to the west
  • Various natural resources make the advantages of extractive
  • Large hydropower potential Rivers assist in operation of hydroelectric plants
  • The major soils of area are Feralit soil and alluvial soil make the foundation to develop of planting of industrial crops, medicinal plants and subtropical and temperate vegetables.
  • Central Vietnam
  • Bordering with Laos and Cambodia
  • The East of area faces the South China Sea with coastline of 700 km, various seafood and a significant number of deep-water harbors.
  • The advantages of tourism and sea trading.
  • Southern Vietnam
  • Boring the Gulf of Thailand to the west, The South China Sea to the east, Cambodia to the north and northwest.
  • The advantages of petroleum exploration on the continental shelf; Fishing; Transportation and sea tourism