Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Vietnam (VN). Explore satellite imagery of Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, on the Google Maps of Southeast Asia below.
Vietnam (GPS: 16 10 N, 107 50 E) located in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and the South China Sea and China, Laos, and Cambodia. The country’s area measurements are total: 331,210 sq km; land: 310,070 sq km, water: 21,140 sq km. This sovereign state is about three times the size of Tennesee, slightly larger than New Mexico. The total irrigated land is 46,000 sq km (2012).
One of the essential features of Vietnam: Extending 1,650 km north to south, the country is only 50 km across at its narrowest point. Son Doong in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is the world’s largest cave (most significant cross-sectional area) and is the largest known cave passage in the world by volume. It currently measures a total of 38.5 million cu m (about 1.35 billion cu ft). It connects to Thung cave (but not yet officially). When recognized, it will add 1.6 million cu m in volume. Son Doong is so massive that it contains its jungle, underground river, and localized weather system. Clouds from inside the cave and spew out from its exits and two lines (openings (sinkhole skylights) created by collapsed ceilings that allow sunlight to stream in).