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Answered 2010-05-15 23:25:23

They were divided along the 17th Parallel, with a one-mile DMZ between them.


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East and West Germany; North and South Korea; North and South Vietnam.

North Vietnam north of the Z, and South Vietnam south of the Z.

During the Viet War from '55 thru '75, there were two Vietnams: North Vietnam & South Vietnam; they were divided at the 17th parallel.

The capitol for South Vietnam was Saigon, and the capital of North Vietnam was Hanoi.

It no longer is. The conclusion of the Vietnam War saw the North and the South rejoin into one country.

North Korea and south Korea and also North and South Vietnam


Vietnam was divided into north and south at the 17th parallel by the Geneva Accords of 1954.

The "Vietcong" lead by Ho Chi Minh were the leaders of North Vietnam during the war and they were communist. Vietnam was divided into the North and the South before the war, they were basically two separate countries, but the Vietcong aimed to take over the South and turn it communist. The Americans were allies of the South as they hated communism and wanted to stamp it out.

SOUTH Vietnam was called the "REPUBLIC of South Vietnam." Everyone in those days just called North Vietnam...NORTH VIETNAM.

The DMZ, or demilitarized zone. The line divided north and south Vietnam at the 17th Parallel.

In 1956, it divided Vietnam at the 17th parallel into North and South Vietnam. They remained that way until the South Vietnam government surrendered to North Vietnam forces in April, 1975.

Like Korea; a north and south Korea divided at the 38th parallel. Only it would be a north and south Vietnam divided at the 17th parallel.

YES. During the Vietnam War, both the North and the South drafted their men.

The US backed South Vietnam. During this time the north was supporting communism and in 1976, the countries reunified into the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Vietnam is a country that is divided was in two, North and South. North and South Vietnam was in war with each other. I forgot what the the war was about. I believe is was slavery. When the war started South Vietnam ask the US to help them and so they did. I believe the war lasted 12 years before South Vietnam stopped the war by quiting. Colin, 12 years old

During the Vietnam and till 1975 Vietnam was divided in two parts. North Vietnam and South Vietnam. Government in South was supported by USA and was not socialist in nature. Majority of population in South supported US led war effort but population of North Vietnam was much larger than South and stood firmly behind Ho Chi Minh and his forces in war against USA.

Before reunification, Vietnam was divided into North Vietnam and South Vietnam. North Vietnam had a Sino-Soviet backed Communist government, while South Vietnam had a Western-backed Democratic government (at least in principle). Prior to the division of North and South Vietnam, it was subject to a French colonial government, whose control of the region was interrupted during WWII, when a Japanese occupational government controlled the region.

North Vietnam was a communist nation during the Viet War. They defeated (conquered) the Republic of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War (April 1975).

in order to prevent South Vietnam from becoming communist like North Vietnam.

President Eisenhower did not allow an election.

There was no Vietnam during the Viet War. That's what 50% of the war was about (the other 50% was communism). There were TWO countries, a North Vietnam and a South Vietnam. The North conquered the South in 1975. The North was persistent.

Can't speak for NORTH Vietnam, but SOUTH Vietnam had millions during the war.

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