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Overview of Vietnam

Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by People's Republic of China (PRC) to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, and the South China Sea, referred to as East Sea, to the east.

SHORT INFORMATION

Overview of Vietnam

Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by People's Republic of China (PRC) to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, and the South China Sea, referred to as East Sea, to the east.

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Money in Vietnam

The dong (VND) is Vietnam’s official currency. Paper notes come in denominations of 200d, 500d, 1000d, 2000d, 5000d, 10,000d, 20,000d, 50,000d, 100,000d, and 500,000d. Only recently, in 2003, coins were reintroduced in denominations of 200d, 500d, 1000d, 2,000d and 5,000d.