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Capital:Hanoi
Area:329,560 km²
Population:84,402,966 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Vietnamese (official), French, English, Chinese, Khmer, Malayo-Polynesian.
Religion(s):Buddhist - 9.3%, Catholic - 6.7%, Hoa Hao - 1.5%, Cao Dai - 1.1%, Protestant - 0.5%, Muslim - 0.1%, none - 80.8%.
Ethnic Group(s):Kinh (Viet) - 86.2%, Tay - 1.9%, Thai - 1.7%, Muong - 1.5%, Khome - 1.4%, Hoa - 1.1%, Nun - 1.1%, Hmong - 1%, others - 4.1%.