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post Oct 29 2008, 10:43 PM
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Vietnam is a multi-nationality country. It has 54 ethnic groups with about 86 million people. The Viet (Kinh) people account for 88% of the country's population and mainly inhabit the Red River delta, the central coastal delta, the Mekong delta and major cities. The other 53 ethnic minority groups, totalling over 8 million people, are scattered over mountain areas (covering two-thirds of the country's territory) spreading from the North to the South include :

Lu Ethinich Group:
Name of ethnic group: Lu (Nhuon and Duon).
Population: 4,964 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Phong Tho and Sin Ho Districts of Lai Chau Province

Ma Ethnic Group:
Name of ethnic group: Ma (Chau Ma, Ma Xop, Ma To, Ma Krung, and Ma Ngan).
Population: 33,338 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Lam Dong Province

Mang Ethnic Group:
Name of ethnic group: Mang (Mang U and Xa La Vang).
Population: 2,663 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Sin Ho, Muong Te, Phong Tho districts of Lai Chau Province; and Muong Cha District of Dien Bien Province

Mong (HíMong ) Ethnic Group:
Name of ethnic group: Mong (H'Mong): (Mong Do, White Mong, Mong Lenh (Variety Mong), Mong Si (Red Mong), Mong Du (Black Mong) and Mong Sua (Man Mong).
Population: 787,604 people (Year 1999).
Locality: The Mong are concentrated in Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Lai Chau, Son La, Cao Bang and Nghe An provinces

Mínong Ethnic Group :
Name of ethnic group: M'Nong (Bru Dang, Preh, Ger, Nong, Prang, PJam, Kuyenh, Chil Bu Nor, and M'Nong Bu Dang).
Population: 92,451 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Concentrated in the southern parts of Dak Lak and Dak Nong provinces, and parts of Lam Dong and Binh Phuoc provinces

Muong Ethnic Group:
Name of ethnic group: Muong (Moi, Mual, Moi, Moi Bi, Au Ta and Ao Ta).
Population: More than 1,137,515 people (Year 1999).
Locality: The largest population is concentrated in Hoa Binh Province and the mountainous districts of Thanh Hoa Province

Ngai Ethnic Goup:
Name of ethnic group: Ngai (Ngai Hac Ca, Lau Man, He, Sin, Dan, and Le).
Population: 4,841 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Quang Ninh, Bac Giang, Bac Ninh Lang Son, Cao Bang, Bac Kan and Thai Nguyen provinces

Nung Ethnic Group:

Name of ethnic group: Nung (Xuong, Giang, Nung An, Nung Coi, Phan Sinh, Nung Chao, Nung Inh, Qui Rin, Nung Din, and Khen Lai).
Population: 856,412 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Lang Son, Cao Bang, Bac Thai, Bac Giang, Bac Ninh and Tuyen Quang provinces

O du Ethnic Group :
Name of ethnic group: O Du (Tay Hat).
Population: 301 people (Year 1999).
Locality: The O Du live in the villages of Kim Hoa and Xop Pot in Kim Da Commune, and the rest live in nearby villages in Tuong Duong District, Nghe An Province.

Pa then ethnic group :
Name of ethnic group: Pa Then (Pa Hung and Tong).
Population: 5,569 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Concentrated in communes of Ha Giang and Tuyen Quang provinces

Phu La Ethnic Group :
Name of ethnic group: Phu La (Xa Pho, Bo Kho Pa, Mu Di Pa, Pho, Va Xo and La Dun Dang).
Population: 9,046 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Lai Chau, Son La, Lao Cai, and Ha Giang provinces. The largest settlements are in Lao Cai Province

Pu peo Ethinic Group:
Name of ethnic group: Pu Peo (Ka Beo, Penti, and Lo Lo).
Population: 705 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Concentrated along the Sino-Vietnamese border in Dong Van, Yen Minh, and Meo Vac districts of Ha Giang Province

Ra Glai Ethnic Group:
Name of ethnic group: Ra Glai (Ra Glay, Krai, Orang Glai, No-Ana, and La Vang).
Population: 96,931 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Mainly in the southern regions of Khanh Hoa and Ninh Thuan provinces

Ro Man Ethnic Group :
Name of ethnic group: Ro Mam.
Population: 301 people (Year 1999).
Locality: The Ro Mam live in Le Village, Mo Rai Commune, Sa Thay District of Kon Tum Province

San Chay Ethnic Group :
Name of ethnic group: San Chay (Cao Lan, San Chi, Man Cao Lan, and Hon Ban).
Population: 147,315 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Concentrated in Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, and Bac Giang provinces. Communities of San Chay are also found scattered in Quang Ninh, Yen Bai, Lang Son, and Vinh Phuc provinces.

San Diu Ethnic Group :

Name of ethnic group: San Diu (San Deo, Trai, Trai Dat, and "Man Quan Coc" (Man in Shorts)).
Population: 126,237 people (Year 1999).
Locality: The San Diu live in the midlands of Quang Ninh, Hai Duong, Bac Giang, Bac Ninh, Vinh Phu, Thai Nguyen, and Tuyen Quang provinces.

Sila Ethnic Group :

Name of ethnic group: Si La (Cu De Xu, Kha Pe).
Population: 840 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Lai Chau Province

Tay Ethinic Group :
Name of ethnic group: Tay (Tho, Ngan, Phen, Thu Lao, and Pa Di).
Population: 1,477,514 people (Year 1999).
Locality: The Tay lives along the valleys and the lower slopes of the mountains in Cao Bang, Lang Son, Bac Kan, and Quang Ninh provinces, and in some regions of Bac Giang and Bac Ninh provinces.

Ta Oi Ethnic Group :
Name of ethnic group: Ta Oi (Toi Oi, Pa Co, Ba Hy, and Ba Ghy).
Population: 34,960 people (Year 1999).
Locality: A Luoi District of Thua Thien-Hue Province and Huong Hoa District of Quang Tri Province

Thai Ethnic Group :
Name of ethnic group: Thai (Tay, Tay Dam, Tay Khao, Tay Muoi, Tay Thanh, Hang Tong, and Pu Thay).
Population: 1,328,725 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Son La, Hoa Binh, and Nghe An provinces

Tho Ethnic Group :
Name of ethnic group: Tho (Keo, Mon, Cuoi, Ho, Tay Poong, Dan Lai, and Ly Ha).
Population: 68,394 people (Year 1999).
Locality: The Tho live in the western parts of Nghe An Province

Xinh Mun Ethnic Group :

Name of ethnic group: Xinh Mun (Puoc, and Pua).
Population: 18,018 people (Year 1999).
Locality: Son La and Lai Chau provinces and along the Vietnamese-Lao border regions.

Xo Dang Ethnic Group
Name of ethnic group: Xo Dang (Xe Dang, Ca Dong, To Dra, Ha Lang, Mo Nam, Ta Tri, Ka Rang, Bri La Teng, and Con Lan).
Population: 127,148 people (Year 1999).
Locality: The Xo Dang are concentrated in Kon Tum Province and scattered in the mountainous areas of Quang Ngai and Quang Nam provinces

Xtieng Ethinic Group:

Name of ethnic group: Xtieng (Xa Dieng).
Population: 66,788 people (Year 1999).
Locality: The Xtieng live in four northern districts of Binh Phuoc Province and in Dong Nai and Tay Ninh provinces

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post Oct 30 2008, 12:09 AM
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Wow! That is a lot of detailed information!


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Yeah, wow.

Is there a racism problem because of all these categorized groups?


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