There are 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam, of which the Viet (or Kinh) is the largest group (making up 86.2%!o(MISSING)f the country's population). The Viet people mainly live in the Red River Delta, the central coast region, the Mekong Delta and major cities. The other 53 ethnic minority groups are scattered over mountain areas or plains spreading from the North to the South.
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I am a Hanoi_girl who loves to travel. When working for a Japanese construction company in Hanoi, I had the chance to travel to 23 countries and to all the 63 provinces in Vietnam, including 24 trips to Huế city. Egypt, Mongolia and Nepal are my love, and other favorite countries are Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Japan, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, China (7 trips, 15 cities), New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Cambodia (3 trips), Brunei Darussalam, the United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Laos (3 trips), Malaysia (4 trips), Singapore and Thailand (9 trips). I have visited all the... full info
Dress of the Thai ethnic minority groupMe (right) standing next to a girl who wears traditional dress of the Thai ethnic minority group in north west Vietnam. She is the receptionist at Kim Bôi hot spring.
One of traditional dresses of the Viet groupThis girl wears "Áo tứ thân", which is one of the traditional dresses of the Viet (Kinh) group in northern Vietnam. She is a singer working on the boat which cruises along the Red River in Hanoi.
Elephant ride in Buôn Đôn villageBuôn Đôn village, which is located 50km away from Buôn Ma Thuột city in the Central Highlands, is the only place in Vietnam where elephants are tamed. Now they carry tourists around the area, including Yok Don national park.
Gong performanceIn this photo you can see traditional clothes of men in some ethnic minority groups, which are living in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. The gong performance in this region was recognized as a UNESCO intangible heritage. This shot was taken outside Pleiku airport in Pleiku city.
T'rung musical instrumentA girl of the Jrai ethnic minority group is standing next to a T'rung instrument. This shot was taken in Pleiku city, the Central Highlands of Vietnam.