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What is the current flag of Vietnam?

By: Akash BahaiUpdated: January 15, 2021


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The flag was modified on 30 November 1955 to make the edges of the star sharper. Until the end of the Vietnam War in 1975, South Vietnam used a yellow flag with three red stripes. The red flag of North Vietnam was later adopted as the flag of the unified Vietnam in 1976.

In this manner, what is the yellow flag with 3 red stripes?

The flag consists of a yellow field and three horizontal red stripes and can be explained as either symbolising the unifying blood running through northern, central, and southern Vietnam, or as representing ☰, the symbol for "south" (as in, south from China (Vietnam itself) and also nam meaning south), in Daoist

Likewise, what does the Vietnam flag represent?

The Vietnam flag was officially adopted on November 30, 1955. The gold five-pointed star symbolizes the five groups of workers in the building of socialism (intellectuals, peasants, soldiers, workers and youths), while the red symbolizes bloodshed, and the revolutionary struggle.

What is the red flag with a star?

flag of China

Is Vietnam still divided today?

The Vietnam War's north-south division officially ended 31 years ago. Vast cultural differences divide the former republics of North and South Vietnam. Hanoi is as far from Ho Chi Minh City, the former Saigon, as New York City is from Atlanta.


Is Vietnam a poor country?

From one of the poorest countries in the World with per capita income below US$100 per year, Vietnam is now a middle income country with per capita income of US$1,910 by the end of 2013.

What was South Vietnam's government?

South Vietnam
Republic of Vietnam Vi?t Nam C?ng Hòa (Vietnamese)
Religion Buddhism Roman Catholicism Confucianism Taoism
Demonym(s) South Vietnamese
Government Unitary presidential constitutional republic (1955–1963; 1967–1975) Military junta (1963–1967)

How many Viet Cong died in Vietnam?

Total number of deaths
Low estimate of deaths High estimate of deaths
North Vietnam/Viet Cong military and civilian war dead 533,000 1,489,000
South Vietnam/U.S./South Korea war military and civilian war dead 429,000 1,119,000
Democide by North Vietnam/Viet Cong 131,000 302,000
Democide by South Vietnam 57,000 284,000

Is the South Vietnam flag still used?

Flag of South Vietnam. A yellow flag with three horizontal red stripes. Although South Vietnam ceased to exist in 1975, the flag still finds use among private citizens in other countries and is still shown and used overseas by some Vietnamese emigrés, particularly those residing in North America and Australia.

Which Vietnam flag is communist?

Flag of South Vietnam
Use War flag
Design A yellow flag with three red stripes, and the emblem of RVNMF (gold eagle) in the middle.
Designed by Design is a variant of the flag of South Vietnam.
Flag of the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam (1969-1976)
Name Flag of the Viet Cong

What is the territory of Vietnam?

Vietnam shares its land borders with China to the north, and Laos and Cambodia to the west.

Socialist Republic of Vietnam C?ng hòa Xã h?i ch? nghĩa Vi?t Nam (Vietnamese)
• Reunification 2 July 1976
• Current constitution 28 November 2013
• Total 331,212 km2 (127,882 sq mi) (65th)

What was the Vietnamese flag before 1975?

A large yellow star centered on a bi-colored red and azure field. The flag of South Vietnam served as national flag of the former State of Vietnam and its successor, the Republic of Vietnam from 1949 to 1975.

What is NLF?

National Liberation Front (NLF), formally National Front for the Liberation of the South, Vietnamese Mat-Tran Dan-Toc Giai-Phong Mien-Nam, Vietnamese political organization formed on December 20, 1960, to effect the overthrow of the South Vietnamese government and the reunification of North and South Vietnam.

How old is Vietnamese?

Modern Vietnam was born upon the Proclamation of Independence from France in 1945. Following Vietnamese victory against the French in the First Indochina War, which ended in 1954, the nation was divided into two rival states: communist North and anti-communist South.