Vietnam is the 18th-largest country in Asia. It's also the 15th-most populated and the 67th-largest country in the world. The 96 million residents of this Southeast Asian nation are highly educated, active, and considered the country's most valuable economic asset.
Vietnam’s is approximately 82% the size of California.
Stunningly beautiful and safe, Vietnam has a rich heroic history. The country, a popular tourist destination, is known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas, and bustling cities.
Vietnam's robust public education system contributes to the 94.52% national literacy rate. Chinese culture heavily shaped traditional Vietnamese society, although Western influences increased during the 20th century. Since the 1980s, there's been more exposure to capitalist lifestyles and a resurgence of cultural traditions.
The World Bank classifies Vietnam as a lower-middle-income economy with the following trade agreements and alliances: