Hanoi, also spelled Ha Noi, city, capital of Vietnam. The city is situated in northern Vietnam on the western bank of the Red River, about 85 miles (140 km) inland from the South China Sea.
Does Vietnam have two capitals?
Its capital is Hanoi and its largest city is Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).
Why is Ho Chi Minh City not the capital?
Why not Saigon? Because It was the central city in the North and you may know that the North won the war between them and the South. That why it Ha Noi is the capital instead of Sai gon. Ha Noi also was the capital of many dynasty in the past when Sai Gon had only discovered for over few decades ago.
Is Vietnam a free country?
Freedom in the World — Vietnam Country Report
Vietnam is rated Not Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House’s annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.
What is the old name of Vietnam?
Names of Vietnam
|1887–1954||Đông Dương (Bắc Kỳ, Trung Kỳ, Nam Kỳ)|
|from 1945||Việt Nam|
Is Vietnam still communist?
Government of Vietnam
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a one-party state. A new state constitution was approved in April 1992, replacing the 1975 version. The central role of the Communist Party was reasserted in all organs of government, politics and society.
How safe is Vietnam?
All in all, Vietnam is an extremely safe country to travel in. The police keep a pretty tight grip and there are rarely reports of muggings, robberies or sexual assaults. Scams and hassles do exist, particularly in Hanoi, HCMC and Nha Trang (and to a lesser degree in Hoi An).