Introduction

Summary

Independent republic in southeast Asia having borders with China, Laos and Cambodia.

Cities

Capital: Hanoi

Population

95.5 million

International Country Code

VN

Language(s)

Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese and Khmer, Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian.

Weights and Measures

Metric

Electricity Supply

220V, 50Hz

Time

7 hours ahead of GMT.

Public Holidays

DateHoliday NameObservance
01 Jan 2020New Year's Day
23 Jan 2020Tet HolidayArbitrary
24 Jan 2020Tet Eve (Vietnamese New Year's Eve)Vietnamese Lunar
25 Jan 2020Tet Nguyen Dan (Vietnamese New Year)Vietnamese Lunar
26 Jan 2020Tet HolidayVietnamese Lunar
27 Jan 2020Tet HolidayVietnamese Lunar
28 Jan 2020Tet HolidayVietnamese Lunar
29 Jan 2020Tet HolidayVietnamese Lunar
02 Apr 2020Gio to Hung Vuong DayVietnamese Lunar
30 Apr 2020Liberation/Reunification Day
01 May 2020International Labour Day
02 Sep 2020National Day

Documentation

Bills of Lading

Usually issued in three originals. No special regulations.

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