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 Vietnam

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Location: Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea, alongside China, Laos, and Cambodia
Geographic coordinates: 16° 0' N, 106° 0' E
Coastline km: 3,444 km (excludes islands) km
Climate: tropical in south; monsoonal in north with hot, rainy season (May to September) and warm, dry season (October to March)
Terrain: low, flat delta in south and north; central highlands; hilly, mountainous in far north and northwest
Elevation: lowest point: South China Sea 0 m highest point: Fan Si Pan 3,144 m
Natural hazards: occasional typhoons (May to January) with extensive flooding, especially in the Mekong River delta
Currency: dong (VND)
Population: 84,402,966 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: Vietnamese (official), English (increasingly favored as a second language), some French, Chinese, and Khmer; mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)
Capital: Hanoi
Divisions: 59 provinces (tinh, singular and plural) and 5 municipalities (thu do, singular and plural) provinces: An Giang, Bac Giang, Bac Kan, Bac Lieu, Bac Ninh, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Ben Tre, Binh Dinh, Binh Duong, Binh Phuoc, Binh Thuan, Ca Mau, Cao Bang, Dac Lak, Dac Nong, Dien Bien, Dong Nai, Dong Thap, Gia Lai, Ha Giang, Ha Nam, Ha Tay, Ha Tinh, Hai Duong, Hau Giang, Hoa Binh, Hung Yen, Khanh Hoa, Kien Giang, Kon Tum, Lai Chau, Lam Dong, Lang Son, Lao Cai, Long An, Nam Dinh, Nghe An, Ninh Binh, Ninh Thuan, Phu Tho, Phu Yen, Quang Binh, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Quang Ninh, Quang Tri, Soc Trang, Son La, Tay Ninh, Thai Binh, Thai Nguyen, Thanh Hoa, Thua Thien-Hue, Tien Giang, Tra Vinh, Tuyen Quang, Vinh Long, Vinh Phuc, Yen Bai municipalities: Can Tho, Da Nang, Hai Phong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh

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Pagoda I Beach
By colonia93
Jul 24, 2012
- 27 C viz 6m 5kg 
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Mama Hanh
By colonia93
Jul 24, 2012
- 26C viz 6m 5kg  
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Madonna Rock
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May 16, 2009
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Ranbow Reef
By DenisT
Dec 17, 2001
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Ranbow Reef
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Dec 17, 2001
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Trip: Vietnam
By colonia93
From Jul 24, 2012 to Jul 24, 2012
after doing the open water diving license in thailand (koh tao) it was the second stop for diving during a backpacking trip through south-east-asia
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Trip: Hol With Em & Rich
By pleopold
From May 11, 2009 to May 16, 2009

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