Geography in Vietnam

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Geography in Vietnam


The continent: Asia
  
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Area in Vietnam


Surface area

330 967 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 233 (71,67%); 19 place in Asia 51 (64,71%)
0,0039279 % (0,0007856 % annual) ↘
min: 329 240; max: 331 690; max-min: 2 450 (0,739%); mid: 330 465;
502 (0,152%)

Land area

310 070 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 230 (71,30%); 20 place in Asia 51 (62,75%)

Territorial waters

20 897 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 153 (83,66%); 10 place in Asia 39 (76,92%)
0,062 % (0,012 % annual) ↘
min: 5 540; max: 21 142; max-min: 15 602 (73,80%); mid: 13 341;
7 556 (36,16%)

Land use in Vietnam


Land area

310 070 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 230 (71,30%); 20 place in Asia 51 (62,75%)

Agricultural land

35,07 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 110 in the world of 208 (47,60%); 23 place in Asia 49 (55,10%)
1,04 % (0,209 % annual) ↘
min: 19,33; max: 35,07; max-min: 15,74 (44,88%); mid: 27,20;
7,87 (22,44%)
108 737 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 69 in the world of 209 (67,46%); 19 place in Asia 49 (63,27%)
1,04 % (0,209 % annual) ↘
min: 62 920; max: 108 737; max-min: 45 817 (42,14%); mid: 85 829;
22 909 (21,07%)
0,119 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 166 in the world of 207 (20,29%); 35 place in Asia 49 (30,61%)
4,19 % (0,837 % annual) ↗
min: 0,098; max: 0,181; max-min: 0,083 (45,66%); mid: 0,140;
-0,021 (-17,54%)

Arable land

20,67 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 51 in the world of 206 (75,73%); 10 place in Asia 49 (81,63%)
0,435 % (0,087 % annual) ↗
min: 16,40; max: 21,37; max-min: 4,97 (23,25%); mid: 18,89;
1,78 (8,63%)
63 962 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 37 in the world of 206 (82,52%); 13 place in Asia 49 (75,51%)
0,644 % (0,129 % annual) ↗
min: 53 390; max: 64 374; max-min: 10 984 (17,06%); mid: 58 882;
5 080 (7,94%)
0,070 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 140 in the world of 206 (32,52%); 29 place in Asia 49 (42,86%)
6,17 % (1,23 % annual) ↗
min: 0,070; max: 0,160; max-min: 0,090 (56,35%); mid: 0,115;
-0,045 (-64,55%)

Forest area

47,64 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 54 in the world of 205 (74,15%); 10 place in Asia 47 (80,85%)
4,37 % (0,873 % annual) ↘
min: 28,77; max: 47,64; max-min: 18,88 (39,62%); mid: 38,20;
9,44 (19,81%)
147 730 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 39 in the world of 206 (81,55%); 10 place in Asia 47 (80,85%)
4,37 % (0,873 % annual) ↘
min: 93 630; max: 147 730; max-min: 54 100 (36,62%); mid: 120 680;
27 050 (18,31%)
0,161 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 126 in the world of 204 (38,73%); 17 place in Asia 47 (65,96%)
0,883 % (0,177 % annual) ↗
min: 0,142; max: 0,163; max-min: 0,021 (12,73%); mid: 0,152;
0,0089224 (5,54%)

Terrestrial protected areas

6,51 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 152 in the world of 204 (25,98%); 31 place in Asia 48 (37,50%)
1,93 % (0,386 % annual) ↘
min: 4,56; max: 6,51; max-min: 1,95 (29,95%); mid: 5,54;
0,975 (14,98%)
20 283 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 85 in the world of 202 (58,42%); 20 place in Asia 48 (60,42%)
0,0000071 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 187 in the world of 202 (7,92%); 38 place in Asia 48 (22,92%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Vietnam


Length of land borders

4 616 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 40 in the world of 166 (76,51%); 13 place in Asia 44 (72,73%)

Number of Neighbors

3 [?] (2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 164 (48,17%); 24 place in Asia 44 (47,73%)

Coastline

3 444 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 34 in the world of 191 (82,72%); 9 place in Asia 43 (81,40%)

Elevation in Vietnam


mean elevation

398 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 93 in the world of 163 (43,56%); 28 place in Asia 44 (38,64%)

highest point

3 144 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 59 in the world of 232 (75%); 25 place in Asia 51 (52,94%)

Main parameters in Vietnam


Population

91 703 800 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 14 in the world of 233 (94,42%); 9 place in Asia 51 (84,31%)
5,20 % (1,04 % annual) ↘
min: 34 743 000; max: 91 703 800; max-min: 56 960 800 (62,11%); mid: 63 223 400;
28 480 400 (31,06%)

Surface area

330 967 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 233 (71,67%); 19 place in Asia 51 (64,71%)
0,0039279 % (0,0007856 % annual) ↘
min: 329 240; max: 331 690; max-min: 2 450 (0,739%); mid: 330 465;
502 (0,152%)

Population density

295,78 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 44 in the world of 230 (81,30%); 16 place in Asia 51 (70,59%)
5,21 % (1,04 % annual) ↘
min: 108,85; max: 295,78; max-min: 186,94 (63,20%); mid: 202,31;
93,47 (31,60%)

Population growth rate

1,07 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 119 in the world of 216 (45,37%); 37 place in Asia 50 (28%)
1,81 % (0,363 % annual) ↘
min: 1,05; max: 2,46; max-min: 1,41 (57,36%); mid: 1,76;
-0,686 (-64,21%)

Surface area

0,361 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 49 in the world of 233 (79,40%); 16 place in Asia 51 (70,59%)
5,48 % (1,10 % annual) ↗
min: 0,361; max: 0,955; max-min: 0,594 (62,21%); mid: 0,658;
-0,297 (-82,30%)