live in the forest. The langur is a black and white monkey that lives exclusively in Vietnam.
North Vietnam has two seasons: a cold, humid winter from November to April, and a warm, wet summer for the remainder of the year.
South Vietnam is generally warm, the hottest months being March through May, this is the dry season in the south, followed by the April-October
season (heavy rain).
Three-fourths of Vietnam is mountains and highlands.
There are a lot of rainforest in Vietnam. Bamboo grows from the highest mountainous areas to the coastal delta.
is the first National Park of Vietnam which was
established in 1962.
Vietnam’s two major rivers are the Red River in the north and the Mekong River in the south. The Red River flows into the Gulf of Tonkin.
is the longest river in Southeast Asia, the 7th longest in Asia. It flows from SE China through the Indochinese peninsula and into the South China Sea in Vietnam.
Map of the Mekong River.
North Vietnam is known for its mountains, the Red River Delta, the plains of Cao Bang and Vinh Yen, Halong Bay, and the capital city Hanoi.
Central Vietnam is known for its spectacular beaches, dunes, and lagoons. It is also the location of the ancient imperial city of
In the South is
Ho Chi Minh City
(formerly Saigon) and the fertile delta of the Mekong River.
Some plants that are grown in Vietnam are:
bamboo and rattan trade.
Vietnam is one of the original places to grow rice. Rice grows in
places that are wet and hot. Vietnam is the world's second largest rice exporter. Farmers' Hats
-view the many different hats rice farmers wear.