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Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam

Chính phủ Cách mạng lâm thời Cộng hòa miền Nam Việt Nam
1969–1976
Flag of South Vietnam
Flag
Emblem of South Vietnam
Emblem
Anthem: "Liberate the South!" (Vietnamese: Giải phóng miền Nam)
South Vietnam in its region.svg
Status nominal underground government (1969-75), Puppet state of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (1975–76)
Capital Lộc Ninh (1969–75)
Saigon (1975–76)
Common languages Vietnamese
Religion
Buddhism
Confucianism
Taoism
Government Unitary Marxist–Leninist transitional government
Head of state  
Head of government  
Historical era Vietnam War · Cold War
• Government formed
June 8 1969
• Viet Cong seize power
30 April, 1975
• Reunification with North Vietnam
July 2 1976
Area
1973 173,809 km2 (67,108 sq mi)
Population
• 1973
19370000
Currency Liberation dong
Preceded by
Succeeded by
South Vietnam
Vietnam
Today part of  Vietnam

Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam, also known as Republic of South Vietnam or PRG was a former country that existed in Asia from 1969 to 1976. It was established on 6 June, 1969 with the support of North Vietnam and Viet Cong. The PRG existed as an underground government to the Republic of Vietnam until 1975. On 30 April, 1975, following the surrender of the government of Republic of Vietnam, the PRG officially became the government of Southern Vietnam. From then, it existed as an puppet state of North Vietnam. On 2 July, 1976, the PRG merged with North Vietnam to create a new country - Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

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