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Facts about Vietnam

The official name is Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Hanoi has been this country its capital city since 1976

Vietnam is the world's 2nd largest coffee exporter

Here you can find one motorbike, for every other person

Son Doong Cave is the largest cave in the world

Nearly 40% of the population has the surname Nguyen

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With its bustling cities, stunning landscapes and mouthwatering streetfood, Vietnam is like no other country in the world. It has so much on offer for the whole family that it will leave you wanting more.

After being divided into North and South for about 30 years, Vietnam unified in 1976 and is officially known as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. With Hanoi as its capital city.

About 102 million people live in Vietnam, the language is Vietnamese with English and French being the most common second languages. Neighboring countries are Cambodia, Laos and China.

You pay in Vietnamese Dong, but you’ll discover that lots of places also except US Dollars.

A family road trip through this fascinating country is an experience you’ll never forget. Vietnam is extremely diverse. Places like the Mekong Delta, Sapa, Halong Bay and Ninh Binh all offer different landscapes and each is more beautiful than the next. Add a city fix in major cities like Hanoi, Danang and Ho Chi Min City and finish with a beach vacay at islands like Phu Quoc. Your family road trip can’t get more diverse than this!

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