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Get to know Vietnam. Find out about its culture and people.
Official name: Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Size: 127,881 square miles (331,210 square kilometers); slightly larger than New Mexico
Population: 91,519,289 as of 2011
Official language: Vietnamese, though English is widely spoken
Climate: Tropical in the south; in the north, a hot rainy season alternates with a warm dry season
Products: Rice, coffee, rubber, tea, pepper, cashews, soybeans, corn, sugarcane, peanuts, sweet potatoes, bananas, poultry, fish, seafood; clothing, shoes