Vietnam is in an area of tropical and subtropical
climate, with monsoons, much of sun, abundant rains and a great moisture. Some
zones, close to the Tropics of Cancer area and at the altitudes have a moderate
At the beginning of the bronze age, the tribes of Viets settled in the Northern and until the north of the Central of Vietnam with approximately 15 different groups of Lac Viets in the plateaux of Northern and in the Red River delta , more than a dozen of Au Viet in the North-East
Vietnam is a country in the process of
development with a GDP of 2000$/person by purchasing power parity. It profits
especially from solid social infrastructures: the schooling rate: 67%, the life
expectancy: 68 years...
According to their tradition, Vietnameses
practise three religions: Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism, under the reign of
all the feudal dynasties, these three religions were in same principle. From
17th century, Catholicism (10% of the population) was introduced in Vietnam...
On the political level, Vietnam obtained a mode
with single party, based on the "democratic centralism" principle and
the leader role of the Party on the State and the society. The Communist Party
counts 2,5 million members. The diagram of the central State, with its
distribution of competences between the government,..
A population of more than 80 million inhabitants
belongs to the eight linguistic groups: Viet-Muong, Tay - Thai, Mon - Khmer,
Mong-Dzao, KaDai, Austronesian, Sino - Tibetan and Tibéto - Burmese, influenced
by two great cultures: Chinese and Indian...
Located at the center of Southeast Asia, with a
surface of 329 241 kmÂ², Vietnam is formed of an S of which the Northern
(Tonkin), the central (Annam) and the Southern (Cochinchine) are the areas
carrying the characteristic features. After a long history, these three
territories met to make the name Vietnam since 1802...
Vietnameses call their country "Dat
Nuoc" meaning " Earth and water", a great thousand-year-old
culture, typically of the South East Asia . Today, they see more and more the
planes in the sky, but they do not hear any more a siren of alarm...