Skip to main content
Global Edition
Wednesday, June 19, 2024

North Vietnam

Former country in Southeast Asia that existed from 1945 to 1976

North Vietnam
North Vietnam

North Vietnam, officially the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, was a socialist state in Southeast Asia that existed from 1945 to 1976, with formal sovereignty being fully recognized in 1954. A member of the Eastern Bloc, it opposed the French-supported State of Vietnam and later the Western-allied Republic of Vietnam. North Vietnam emerged victorious over South Vietnam in 1975 and ceased to exist the following year when it unified with the south to become the current Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

0 shares 1 views

News coverage

You might like