At the start of the Bronze Age, the Viet tribe groups had satisfied in the northern and central parts of Vietnam. Approximatley 15 categories of Lac Viet tribesmen lived mainly in the north highlands and delta areas, and a dozen Au Viet teams living in Viet Bac, the north region of old Vietnam. As a result of threats of floods and invaders, plus the beneifts in cultural and cost-effective exchange, tribes living near each other had a tendency to incorporate into a larger blended teams. Among the list of Lac Viet tribes was the Van Lang - probably the most effective tribe. The first choice associated with Van extended, known as the Hung King unified all Lac Viet tribes to receive the Van Lang country.
Centered on historic documents, researchers correlatively delineated the area of Van Lang country to the current time regions of North and North-Central Vietnam, and, the Southern of present-day Kwangsi (China). The Van Lang Nation lasted more or less right from the start for the first millennium BC to the 3rd century BC.
In 221 BC, Tan Thuy Hoang, King of Tan (China), invaded the land associated with the Viet tribes. Thuc Phan, the best choice associated with the alliance of Au Viet tribes was respected because the main for the weight war resistant to the Tan adversary, that later, in 208 BC had been forced to withdraw. With his imposing power, Thuc Phan nominated himself as King An Duong Vuong and founded the Au Lac Nation with groups of Lac Viet and Au Viet tribes.
In 179 BC, Trieu Da, King of Nam Viet (Asia), invaded Au Lac nation. The opposition of An Duong Vuong were unsuccessful soon after this invasion. As a result, the northern feudalists dominated the country on the after that seven centuries, developing a harsh regime and dividing the united states into administrative areas and areas with unknown names; nevertheless, the nation’s name of Au Lac would remain true in the minds of those.
In the springtime of 542, Ly Bi rose up in hands and swept away the harsh Chinese management, liberating the area. He declared himself King of Van Xuan Kingdom in February 544. But the presence of Ly Bi’s management had been very brief. He was beaten by the Chinese imperial military, and the country returned to feudal Chinese domination once more in 602. Title Van Xuan had been restored again after the triumph across Han army in the Bach Dang River led by General Ngo Quyen in 938. This triumph marked the termination of the Chinese domination period in Vietnam during those times.
In 968, Dinh Bo Linh defeated the twelve lords and unified the nation. He declared himself King and called the nation Dai Co Viet. This name remained through the entire Dinh dynasty (868-979), Pre-Le dynasty (980-1009) plus the start of the Ly dynasty (1010-1053).