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Vietnam

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Population:  85.8 million

Capital: Hanoi; Population: 3.8 million

Government: Single-party constitutional republic (Communist Party)

Time: Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +7 hours
No daylight saving time in 2010

Language: Vietnamese (official), English (increasingly favoured as a second language), some French, Chinese, and other ethnic minority languages

Religion: Buddhist, Hoa Hao, Cao Dai, Christian, indigenous beliefs, Muslim

Electricity: 220 Volts at 50 Hertz

Currency: Dong

Life Expectancy: 74.2 years

GDP per Capita: U.S. $2,793

Literacy Percent: 90%

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