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Interesting Facts about Vietnam

Vietnam Interesting Facts

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is a country in Asia. Here are some interesting facts about Vietnam:

  • Vietnam is the fifth-largest coffee exporter in the world, bringing in $2.25 billion for the country's economy in 2020.
     
  • Many people characterize Vietnam as a joyful and upbeat country. According to the UK-based Happy Planet Index, Vietnam was placed second in the Asia Pacific area and fifth overall in terms of happiness in 2016.
     
  • The legal drinking age varies from country to country. In America, it is 21, in Canada, it is 19, and in certain European nations, it is 16. Unexpectedly, Vietnam has no set legal drinking age. As long as you can acquire the booze, you may consume it.
     
  • Asia's biggest limestone island ecosystem is found in Halong Bay.
     
  • Egg coffee is a specialty beverage exclusively found in Vietnam.
     
  • The surname Nguyen is used by 40% of Vietnamese people.
     
  • Vietnam's national flower is the lotus.
     
  • There are 3,444 kilometers of coastline in Vietnam.
     
  • One of the most affordable places in the world to get a custom costume is Vietnam.
     
  • Vietnam is a country where nearly every home owns a motorcycle.
     
  • Vietnam is known for its traditional sport - Sepak Takraw. “Kick volleyball” is another name for it.
     
  • Snake Wine is nearly legendary in Vietnam.
     
  • The biggest cave in the world is Hang Son Doong and it is located in Vietnam.
     
  • One of the world's most endangered species of animals was the Hoan Kiem turtle.
     
  • The world's cheapest spot to get a beer is in Vietnam.
     
  • Vietnam features 50 native musical instruments, and the country is home to a wide variety of folk tunes.
     
  • In Vietnam, tortoises are seen as lucky animals.
     
  • For those who love to travel and eat, Pho, the national meal of Vietnam, is a must-try and is best served in Hanoi.
     
  • Vietnamese national dress is called Ao Dài.
     
  • There are 8 UNESCO sites there, 8 of which are either cultural or both natural and cultural.

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