How big is Vietnam compared to a US state?
United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km, while Vietnam is approximately 331,210 sq km, making Vietnam 3.37% the size of United States. Meanwhile, the population of United States is ~332.6 million people (233.9 million fewer people live in Vietnam).
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.
How big is Vietnam compared to UK?
Vietnam is about 1.4 times bigger than United Kingdom.
United Kingdom is approximately 243,610 sq km, while Vietnam is approximately 331,210 sq km, making Vietnam 36% larger than United Kingdom. Meanwhile, the population of United Kingdom is ~65.8 million people (33.0 million more people live in Vietnam).
What is Vietnam called today?
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|
Why is Vietnam so narrow?
Secondly, many houses and buildings in Vietnam seem seem to be very tall and narrow. The reason for this is the way people are/were taxed on property – by the width of the front of the building. These buidlings are reffered to as “tube houses” and often include courtyards partway through to improve air flow.