Kinh ethnic group in Vietnam
Among Vietnam ethnic community, Kinh ethnic group keep an important role in the national development. Accounting for 86.2% of Vietnam population with unique characteristics, the Kinh are worth to represent whole Vietnam country.
Vietnam is one of the most populous countries in the world, ranking fifth in world population density. Vietnam population is divided unevenly between urban and rural areas, and between regions such as deltas and mountainous areas.
Overview of Vietnam ethnic groups
Living together in “S” shaped land strip, Vietnam ethnic groups retain traditions of patriotism and coordination in conquering the nature and society, throughout the history of country foundation, building and development.
Early history and legend of Vietnamese people
According to legend of Vietnamese people, the ancestor of the Vietnamese was Kinh Duong Vuong, whose tomb nowadays still retains in An Lu village, Thuan Thanh, Bac Ninh.
Origin of Vietnamese people
Results of latest studies and consideration of the Vietnamese’s formation in the formation of other nations in the region indicate that the origin of Vietnam people is ancient Malays strain.
Vietnamese people overview
Vietnamese people are composed of 54 different ethnic groups coexisting peacefully, in which the Kinh people account for 86% of the population and 53 other ethnic groups represent over 10%.