The Socialist Republic of Vietnam or Vietnam as it is commonly referred to as, is located in Southeast Asia. It is the easternmost nation on the Indochina Peninsula. On its east it is bordered by the South China Sea, on its southwest it is bordered by Cambodia, on its northwest it shares border with Laos and it has China on its north. With a population of about eighty-six million people, Vietnam is considered to be the 13th most populated nation in the world. There are fifty-eight provinces in the country and these provinces are further divided in to townships, counties and provincial municipalities.

Vietnam has an area of about 331,688 square kilometers and its size can be compared to the size of Germany. The country is covered 40% by mountains and it only has 20% level land. Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park and Halong Bay are the two natural heritage sites of the world. Vietnam is also home to the six biosphere reserves of the world and these reserves are Western Nghe An, Red River Delta, Kien Giang, Cat Ba, Cat Tien and the Can Gio Mangrove Forest. It is being estimated that the population of the country is about eighty-four million.

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    Ha Long Bay

    Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a popular travel destination, in Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam.

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    Hoi An

    Hoi An, also Fai-Fo or Faifoo, is a city in Vietnam, located on the coast of the Vietnam's Central Sea in the Vietnam's Central Sea region, in the Quang Nam Province.

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    Imperial City, Hue

    The Imperial City is a walled fortress and palace in the city of Huế, the former imperial capital of Vietnam.

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    Minh Mang tomb (Hieu Lang)

    >Minh Mang Tomb is in Huong Tho Commune, Huong Tra District, on the west bank of Perfume River and about 12km south of Hue City center.

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    Old Town of Hoi An

    In 1999, the old town was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO as a well-preserved example of a south-east Asian trading port of the 15th to 19th centuries, with buildings that display a unique blend of local and foreign influences.

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    Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

    Phong Nha-Ke Bang is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Bo Trach and Minh Hoa districts of central Quang Bình Province in the North Central Coast region, about 500 km south of Hanoi.

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    Tomb of Duc Duc

    The Tomb of Emperor Duc Duc or the An Mausoleum is a tomb complex in Hue in which are buried Duc Duc and his wife, his son Thanh Thai, and his grandson the child-emperor Duy Tan, and several other members of Vietnam's last dynasty, the Nguyen dynasty such as the queen mother Nguyen Thi Dinh

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    Tomb of Gia Long

    Tomb of Gia Long, officially Thien Tho Tomb, is a royal tomb of Nguyen Dynasty which located at Hưong Thọ commune of Hưong Trà district, some 20 kilometres south of the city of Hue.

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    Tomb of Khai Dinh

    The Tomb of Khai Dinh is located in Chau Chu mountain near Hue in Vietnam. It was built for the Nguyen Emperor Khai Dinh. It was built from 1920 to 1931 taking 11 years to complete. The tomb is a blend of Western and Eastern architecture. It is located on a steep hill.

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    Tomb of Tu Duc

    Tomb of Tu Duc is located in Hue, Vietnam. It is built for the Nguyen Emperor Tu Duc and took three years to build from 1864–1867. It is divided into a Temple Area and a Tomb Area.