Vietnam Political Map
Vietnam Country Information:
Vietnam is located southeastern Asia. Vietnam is bordered by the South China Sea and Gulf of Tonkin to the east, China to the north, and Laos and Cambodia to the west.
Vietnam Bordering Countries:
Cambodia, China, Laos
Bac Lieu, Bien Hoa, Binh, Buon Me Thout, Ca Mau, Cam Pha, Cam Ranh, Can Tho, Da Lat, Da Nang, Dong Hoi, Gia Dinh, Ha Tinh, Hai Phong, Haiphong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Gai, Hue, Long Xuyen, My Tho, Nam Dinh, Nha Trang, Ninh Binh, Phan Rang, Qui Nhon, Rach Gia, Soc Trang, Thai Nguyen, Thanh Hoa, Tuy Hoa, Vinh and Vung Tau.
Annam Cordillera Mountains, Co Chien River, Cua Song Bay Hap, Da (Black River), Dam Nuoc Ngot, Fan Si Pan Mountain, Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, Hau Giang River, Ho Lac Thien, Hong (Red River), South China Sea, Tien Giang (Mekong River), Vung Cam Ranh, Vung Da Nang, Vung Rach Gia, Vung Van Phong and Vung Xuan Dai.
Vietnam Natural Resources:
Vietnam has several fuel resources, some of which are coal, offshore deposits of oil and gas, and hydropower. Various other natural resources include phosphates, chromate, manganese, bauxite and forests.
Vietnam Natural Hazards:
From May to January, Vietnam does experience occasional typhoons. They often produce extensive flooding, especially in the Mekong River delta.
Vietnam Environmental Issues:
Vietnam has a number of environmental issues. These include deforestation and soil degradation, which is complicated by slash-and-burn agricultural and logging practices. The environments of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are rapidly degrading from population migration and the growing urban industrialization. Water issues for Vietnam include overfishing, which threaten marine life populations; groundwater contamination, which limits the supply of potable water; water pollution.