What are the major landforms in Vietnam?
Topographically, Vietnam has five main land regions. The North consists of the Northern Highlands and the Red River Delta, and the South is made up of the Annamite Mountain Range, the Coastal Lowlands, and the Mekong Delta. The towering peaks of the northwest mountains are, geologically speaking, very recent.
What is the geography of Vietnam like?
Vietnam is a country of tropical lowlands, hills, and densely forested highlands, with level land covering no more than 20% of the area. The spectacular Bản Giốc Waterfall is 272 km north of Hanoi and few tourists are seen there.
What are three physical features?
Physical characteristics include land forms, climate, soil, and natural vegetation. For example, the peaks and valleys of the Rocky Mountains form a physical region.
What is Vietnam’s climate?
Vietnam has both a tropical climate zone and a temperate climate zone, with all of the country experiencing the effects of the annual monsoon. Rainy seasons correspond to monsoon circulations, which bring heavy rainfall in the north and south from May to October, and in the central regions from September to January.
Is Vietnam a poor country?
Vietnam is now defined as a lower middle income country by the World Bank. Of the total Vietnamese population of 88 million people (2010), 13 million people still live in poverty and many others remain near poor. Poverty reduction is slowing down and inequality increasing with persistent deep pockets of poverty.
What are the two major rivers in Vietnam?
The Famous Rivers in Vietnam
- Mekong River.
- Red River.
- Dong Nai River.
- Perfume River.
- Black River.
- Hoai River.