The Socialist Republic of Vietnam, a sovereign and reunified independent country, has a high percentage of territorial waters. Looking at the map, Vietnam is located in the center of the Southeast Asia, and is shaped like the letter "S". The country lies in the eastern part of the Indochina peninsula
Bordered by China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, and the
East Sea and Pacific Ocean to the southeast. Vietnam's coast line is
3,260 km long and its inland border measures 4,510 km.
The country's total length, from the northernmost point to the southernmost point, is 1,650 km.
width, stretching from east to west, is 600 km at the widest point in
the north, 400 km in the south, and 50 km at the narrowest part in
Quang Binh province on the central coast. Vietnam is also a transport
junction from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.