Which country is beside Vietnam?
It is bordered by China to the north, the South China Sea to the east and south, the Gulf of Thailand (Gulf of Siam) to the southwest, and Cambodia and Laos to the west.
Is Bangkok close to Vietnam?
The distance between Bangkok and Vietnam is 858 km. The road distance is 859.6 km. How do I travel from Bangkok to Vietnam without a car?
Is Vietnam as cheap as Thailand?
Prices in most of Vietnam are only slightly less expensive than in rural Thailand, but well below the prices of Bangkok and the major tourist resorts. Overall, Vietnam is the better place for your cost of living on your holiday.
Is Vietnam safer than Thailand?
The safety risk is somewhat higher on Thai than Vietnamese roads. Crime rates against travelers are low in either country of Southeast Asia. Still, they are a bit higher in Thailand since more travelers visit the kingdom.
Do people speak English in Thailand?
The main language spoken in Thailand is Thai. … English is the most common second language, and many Thais have studied some level of English either at school or through practice with foreign friends.
Is Vietnam still communist?
Government of Vietnam
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a one-party state. A new state constitution was approved in April 1992, replacing the 1975 version. The central role of the Communist Party was reasserted in all organs of government, politics and society.