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Is there North and South Vietnam?

Last Updated: 16th March, 2020

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North and South Vietnam reunified in 1976, oneyear after the North Vietnamese Army entered Saigon, puttingan end to the so-called Vietnam War (the Vietnamesecall it 'the American War'). Somehow, yes, we could saythere still is a North Vietnam and a SouthVietnam.

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Keeping this in consideration, is South or North Vietnam better?

yes, the south and north (and central)parts of vietnam are quite different from each other, andall of them have their particular charm. north: hanoi - morehistorical than saigon. there are probably more places to visithere than in saigon, but the general atmosphere in saigon was muchbetter for me.

One may also ask, what separates North and South Vietnam? Vietnam War Terms. The dividing line betweenNorth Vietnam and South Vietnam as established by the1954 Geneva Conference. The 17th parallel was buffered by ademilitarized zone, or DMZ, between the two countries.

Likewise, is North and South Vietnam one country?

Vietnam, a one-party Communiststate, has one of south-east Asia'sfastest-growing economies and has set its sights on becoming adeveloped nation by 2020. It became a unified country oncemore in 1975 when the armed forces of the Communist northseized the south.

When did North and South Vietnam Unite?

April 30, 1975

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