Capital: Hanoi

Population: 92,655,796 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Vietnamese dong (VND)

Official Language: Vietnamese

Unofficial Languages: English, Chinese, French, Khmer, and others

Main Religion: Buddhism

Ethnic Groups: Kinh, Thai, Muong, Tay, Khmer, and others

Largest Cities: Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, Haiphong

Main Sport: Martial Arts, Football, Billiard

Political System: Communist State

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Lunar New Year (Tet Nguyen Dan) (February 6-14)

Hung Kings Commemoration Day (April 16-18)

Liberation and Reunification Day (April 30)

Labour Day (May 1-3)

Reunification Day (May 2)

National Day (September 2)