Vietnam at a glance
Religion: Predominantly Buddhist
Population: 82 million
Currency: Dong (15,000 = 1$US approx)
Geography: 329,500 sqm
Language: Vietnamese (French spoken in some parts)
Travel: Major airports at Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Diving: Viz can be upto 40 metres, depths to 80 metres. Marine life includes most common indo-pacific species.