However, Nanyue was itself incorporated into the empire of the Chinese Han dynasty in 111 BC after the Han–Nanyue War.

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Its successful economic reforms resulted in its joining the World Trade Organization in 2007.

It is also a member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie.

' Then, as recorded, '(Qing dynasty) rewarded Yuenan/Vietnam(越南) as their nation's name, ..., to also show that they are below the region of Baiyue/Bach Viet'.

Archaeological excavations have revealed the existence of humans in what is now Vietnam as early as the Paleolithic age.

Its capital city has been Hanoi since the reunification of North and South Vietnam in 1976.

Vietnam was part of Imperial China for over a millennium, from 111 BC to AD 939.

, it is the world's 14th-most-populous country, and the ninth-most-populous Asian country.

Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, Thailand across the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest, and the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia across the South China Sea to the east and southeast.

Vietnam was then unified under a communist government but remained impoverished and politically isolated.

In 1986, the government initiated a series of economic and political reforms which began Vietnam's path towards integration into the world economy.

By the early 10th century, Vietnam had gained autonomy, but not sovereignty, under the Khúc family.