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Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea, alongside China, Laos, and Cambodia.

Fast Facts

Population: 92,477,857 (July 2013 est.)

Capital City: Hanoi

Climate: Tropical in south; monsoonal in north with hot, rainy season (May to September) and warm, dry season (October to March)

Time Zone: UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

Source: CIA World Fact Book

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