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Locale Code: vi-VN

The locale code represents Vietnamese language in Vietnam.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive vi-VN locale data for Vietnam
Country NameVietnam
Country Name (Local)Viêt Nam
Country Flag🇻🇳
Country Area331212 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)VN
Language NameVietnamese
Language Name (Local)Tiếng Việt
Language Code (ISO 639-1)vi
RegionSouth-Eastern Asia
Capital NameHanoi
Capital Latitude21.0245
Capital Longitude105.84117
Postal Code Format######
Postal Code Regex^(\d{6})$


The currency used for the locale code vi-VN is Dong.

Currency information for Vietnam and vi-VN locale
Currency NameDong
Currency Name (Local)Vietnamese đồng
Currency CodeVND
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric704
Currency Subunit Value10
Currency Subunit NameHào


Vietnam has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+07:00.



Vietnam shares borders with 3 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'vi-VN' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, vi_VN is a locale code for Vietnamese language in Vietnam. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.