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USEFUL INFORMATION: Telephone, Currency, Working hours, Hospitals, Foreigner Embassy…

CurrencyVietnamese dong (VND) is the official currency in Vietnam.  – Paper notes include: VND 500,000; 200,000; 100,000; 50,000; 20,000; 10,000; 5,000; 2,000; 1,000; 500; 200 and 100. Coins include VND 5,000; 2,000; 1,000; 500 and 200. – Cheques with value as Vietnamese dong include: VND 1,000,000 and 500,000.– Foreign currencies and tourist cheques can be […]

Customs and Habits of Vietnamese

Worship of Ancestor Custom A very popular belief among Vietnamese is the custom of the ancestor cult. In every household, an ancestor altar is installed in the most solemn location.Vietnamese believe that the soul of a dead person, even if dead for many generations, still rests along with their descendants on earth. The dead and living […]

Detail about Ethnic Minority Group and population in Vietnam

Nationalitie: At present there are 54 different ethnic groups inhabiting Vietnam, in which Kinh (Viet) people make up nearly 90% of the whole population, and 53 other ethnic groups represent over 10%. Ba Na ethnic group Name of ethnic group: Ba Na (To Lo, Krem, Con Kde, Ala Cong, Krang). Population: 174,456 people (Year 1999). […]

ETHNIC MINORITY GROUPS IN VIETNAM

North of Viet Nam is a region for different ethnic minority groups, colorful traditional hand-made clothes. Living on the Indochina land – where it is a gateway in connection with Southeast Asia mainland with Southeast Asia islands, Vietnam is the mixture place of different cultures in the region. Here, there are enough three big linguistics […]

About Vietnam – Over View

The Socialist Republic of Vietnam        Mainland Territory: 331,211.6 sq. km   Population: 85,789.6 thousand inhabitants (Apr. 2009)   National Capital: Hanoi Lying on the eastern part of the Indochinese peninsula, Vietnam is a strip of land shaped like the letter “S”. China borders it to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, the East […]

What is the most famous Festival in Vietnam?

Most of the traditional festivals in Vietnam are often held in spring and autumn, the two most beautiful seasons in a year, and are the leisure time after the harvest season. Lim festival in Bac Ninh province which famous with Quang Ho singing Statistically, there are 7,966 festivals in Vietnam. The main part of them […]