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Country Profile

Population (2011):  87.8 million
Capital: Hanoi
Area: 331,210 sq km
Main Languages:  Vietnamese (official), English, French, Chinese, Khmer
Religions: Buddhist 9.3%, Catholic 6.7%, Hoa Hao 1.5%, Cao Dai 1.1%, Protestant 0.5%, Muslim 0.1%, none 80.8% (1999 census)
Currency:  Dong (VND)
GDP (2011): US$124 billion
GDP per capita (2011): US$1,411
GDP growth (2011): 5.9%
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture 22%, Industry 40.3%, Services 37.7% (2011 est.)
Urban population (2011): 31%
Life Expectancy (2011): 75 years
International dialing code: (+84)