Vietnam

Vietnam is a country located in South Asia, its neighbors are China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west. Its capital Hanoi and largest city Ho Chi Minh City also known as the former name of Saigon. Today, the country is gradually emerging from the poverty in which he was plunged during the last century, and is gradually opening up to tourism. Traveling in Vietnam http://ambassade-vietnam.fr/ means immersion in a fascinating culture, the discovery of teeming cities of activities, sights and remarkable monuments, lulled by the beautiful sites ... The infrastructure Home of this country still leaves something to be desired but this will soon change, insofar as the number of visitors who come are growing. Vietnam history, cultures and traditions The history of Vietnam is made of colonial war and rebellion. Occupied by China, no less than four times, then by France. The country regained its relative independence in 1945 but the war in Indochina continues until the decisive defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu in 1954. The Geneva Conference then cuts the country in two, with a communist North and a South Liberal head by Ngo Dinh Diem and supported by the Americans. Follows the long and bloody war in Vietnam, both a war of independence and an ideological war that highlights the tensions between the communist bloc and the United States. Vietnam, a country apart! With an area 341 km & sup2 ;, 690 Vietnam is a pay




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