North Vietnam

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Democratic Republic o Vietnam

Việt Nam Dân chủ Cộng hòa
Coat o airms o North Vietnam
Coat o airms
Motto: "Độc lập – Tự do – Hạnh phúc"
(Scots: "Unthirldom – Freedom – Happiness")
Anthem"Tiến Quân Ca"
(Scots: "Airmy Mairch")
Location o North Vietnam in Sootheast Asie.
Location o North Vietnam in Sootheast Asie.
StatusUnrecognized state (1945-1950)
Client state o USSR an Cheenae (1950-1976)
Common leidsVietnamese (offeecial)
None (state atheism)
GovrenmentSingle-pairty communist state
• 1945–1969
Hồ Chí Minh
• 1969–1976
Ton Duc Thang
First Secretar 
• 1960–1986
Lê Duẩn
Historical eraCauld War · Vietnam War
• Unthirldom proclaimed
September 2 1945
• Viet Minh enters Hanoi
October 10, 1954
• PAVN enters Saigon
Aprile 30, 1975
• North an Sooth Vietnam merged
Julie 2 1976
1960157,880 km2 (60,960 sq mi)
1974157,880 km2 (60,960 sq mi)
• 1960
• 1974
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
French Indocheenae
Empire o Vietnam

The Democratic Republic o Vietnam (DRV; Vietnamese: Việt Nam Dân chủ Cộng hòa), generally kent as North Vietnam, wis a communist republic in Sootheast Asie, comprisin nominally aw o Vietnam frae September 2, 1945 tae December 18, 1946. The communist Viet Minh ("League for the Unthirldom o Vietnam") controlled auries o Vietnam atween December 18, 1946 tae Julie 20, 1954 an the northren hauf o whit is nou the Socialist Republic o Vietnam atween Julie 20, 1954 an Julie 2, 1976. The state wis first proclaimed bi Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi in 1945, an established formally in the een o the Wast follaein the 1954 Geneva Conference at the end o the First Indocheenae War. North an Sooth Vietnam wur reunitit in 1976.