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40 Interesting Facts About Vietnam

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is a country located on the eastern side of mainland Southeast Asia. Vietnam is one of only five countries in the world that still practice communism . Other communist countries are China, North Korea, Laos, and Cuba.  Vietnam is the 8 th most populous country in Asia  and the 3rd most populous in Southeast Asia after Indonesia and the Philippines. Its population is more than 97 million. Son Doong (Mountain River Cave) in Vietnam is the  largest cave in the world . It is connected with another cave “Hang Thung” via an underwater tunnel. The volume of this combined cave is over 40 million cubic meters. ( Source ) A prominent feature of the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, is  tube houses . These narrow but deep houses were initially constructed during the French colonial period to accommodate a growing population in a limited space in the capital. This design is popular in Hanoi, and also in some other Vietnamese cities. ( Source ) The