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Viet Nam
(4,522 words)

Cộng Hòa Xã Hội Chủ Nghĩa Việt Nam (The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam)

Demographics (United Nations)




330,000 sq. km (130,000 sq. mi)

Population density

300/sq. km (770/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.00% (per 1,000: births 15, deaths 6)

Under 15 years


Urban dwellers

37% (2.70% p.a.)

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Largest cities

Ho Chi Minh City 8,602,000; Hanoi 4,678,000; Can Tho 1,618,000; Hai P…

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“Viet Nam”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2020

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