vietnam

Continent: Asia

Region: Southeast Asia

Area: 128,565 square miles (ranked 65th)

Capital: Hanoi

Population: 90,388,000 as of 2012

Main Language: Vietnamese

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Name: Hà "Windy" Phạm

Major: Healthcare Management

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Name: Doung Thuy Bach

Major: Studio Art

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Name: Nam Minh Le

Major: Undecided

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Name: Anh Duong

Major: Business Administration

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Name: Diep "Zizi" Nghiem

Major: Healthcare Management

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Name: Phuong "Helena" Vo

Major: Biology

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Fun Facts

  • Vietnamese language uses the script that has 29 characters; most of them are identical to those used in English.

  • Vietnam has thirty national parks. The largest, Yok Don, is in Dak Lac province, Central Highlands.

  • Approximately 40% of all Vietnamese, or more than 30 million people, share the same family name, Nguyen.

  • Vietnam has three destinations officially recognized as World Heritage sites: Royal monuments of Hue, ancient city of Hoi An, and My Son.

  • Nha Trang, the most popular beach resort destination in Vietnam, quite possibly, has the best climate in Vietnam.

  • Traditional Vietnamese cooking is known for its fresh ingredients, minimal use of oil, and reliance on herbs and vegetables, and is considered one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide.

  • When Vietnamese drink tea or water (or anything), they always leave 5 to 10% in the cup after drinking. They don't empty their cups.

  • Iced tea is free in most restaurants.