Can you swim in the Saigon River?
It’s not ok for swimming or drinking, and not beautiful to look at unless it’s nighttime and you can’t see all the trash floating around in it.
What is the nearest body of water to Vietnam?
Vietnam has a coastline of 3,260 miles and borders the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea, alongside China, Laos, and Cambodia.
What prompted the United States to enter into the conflict in Vietnam?
China had become communist in 1949 and communists were in control of North Vietnam. The USA was afraid that communism would spread to South Vietnam and then the rest of Asia. It decided to send money, supplies and military advisers to help the South Vietnamese Government.
What was the capital of South Vietnam?
What is the largest body of water in Vietnam?
The Red River basin is the largest in Viet Nam. The river rises in Yunnan Province in China and flows through the northern part of the country into the Tonkin Gulf, forming an extensive delta.
What are the highest lowest points in Vietnam?
Geography of Vietnam
|Coastline||3,444 km (2,140 mi)|
|Borders||4,639 km (2,883 mi)|
|Highest point||Fansipan 3,144 metres (10,315 ft)|
|Lowest point||Vietnam East Sea 0 metres (0 ft)|