Quick Answer: What is the difference between Vietnam and Viet Nam?

Whats Vietnam called now?

listen)), officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is a country in Southeast Asia.


Socialist Republic of Vietnam Cộng hòa Xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam (Vietnamese)
• Fall of Saigon 30 April 1975
• Reunification 2 July 1976
• Current constitution 28 November 2013

Is the N in Vietnam capitalized?

Capitalize North and South when referring to independent or semi-independent regions of Vietnam from 1946 to 1975. Lowercase forms of north/south/east/west when referring to cardinal direction (“to the north”) and to identify these regions of Vietnam before 1946 or after 1976 (see Geography, section 2.1).

Where does the name Nam come from?

Nam is a Korean family name meaning “south”. The 2000 South Korean census found 257,178 people with this family name, of whom 150,394 belonged to the Uiryeong Nam bon-gwan.

What does Nguyen mean?

Nguyen is a last name commonly found in Vietnam among its Chinese community. It is the transliteration of a Chinese surname meaning: small state during the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC) located in the southeast of modern-day Gansu Province, ruan, a four-stringed Chinese lute. Related Surnames: Ngen, Ruan, Yuen.

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