Facts and Figures
Official Name: Socialist Rep. of Vietnam
Capital City: Hanoi
Languages: Vietnamese, Chinese, English, French, others
Official Currency: Dông

Religions: Buddhist, Taoist, Catholic, others

Population: 80,000,000
Indigenous Population:
Land Area: 325,360 sq km (125,621 sq miles)
Number of Indigenous languages: 94
Number of Indigenous groups: 54
Native Vascular plant species: 10,500
Endemic Species:
% Species endemism:
Total no. threatened: 341
% Species threatened: 3.2%
 Medicinal plant estimate:
 Research Projects
Questions about Medicinal Plants of Vietnam
Contact - Regional Coordinator: seasia@cieer.org
References/Suggested Readings
World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Threatened Plants
1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants
SIL - Ethnologue, 13th Edition
WWF Ecoregions of Viet Nam
National Geographic Country Maps
US State Dept. Country Information
Library of Congress
CIA Factbook
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