Information about Vietnam
Population: 87,375,000 (2005)
Capital: Hanoi 3.145.300 inhab. (2005)
Official Languages: vietnamese
The flag carrier of Vietnam is Vietnam Airlines (VN)
Main cities: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang, Thua Thien Hue - Hue, Hai Phong, Ba Ria Vung Tau - Vung Tau, Lam Dong - Da Lat, Quang Ninh - Ha Long
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Vietnam in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Vietnam, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Vietnam - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Dong (VND)
Time Zone: (GMT+7)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine, Typhoid fever.