The National Flag, National Emblem, National Anthem, National Capital, National Day

Chapter XI THE NATIONAL FLAG, NATIONAL EMBLEM, NATIONAL ANTHEM, NATIONAL CAPITAL, NATIONAL DAY

ARTICLE 141:
The national flag of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is rectangular in shape, its width being equal to two - thirds of its length ; in the middle of a red background is a five - pointed gold star.

ARTICLE 142:
The national emblem of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is circular in shape ; in the middle of a red background is a five - pointed gold star framed by rice ears below with is half a cogwheel and the inscription : Cong hoa xa hoi chu nghia Viet Nam.

ARTICLE 143:
The national anthem of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is the music and words of the ''March to the Front''.

ARTICLE 144:
The capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is Hanoi.

ARTICLE 145:
The day of the Declaration of Independence, the Second of September 1945; is the National Day.