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Taiwan Resources

Statistical Bureau of Taiwan

Country Facts

From CIA Factbook

Name: Taiwan

Chief of State: President MA Ying-jeou, President WU Den-yih

Head of Government: Premier JIANG Yi-huah

Capital: Taipei 25 02 N, 121 31 E

Land Area: 32,260 sq km

Population: 23,299,716 (July 2013 est.)

GDP-per capita (PPP): $39,400 (2012 est.)

Location: Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China

Ethnic Groups: Taiwanese (including Hakka) 84%, mainland Chinese 14%, indigenous 2%

Administrative Divisions: 14 counties, 3 municipalities, 5 special municipalities

Internet country code: .tw

Vietnam Resources

General Statistics Office of Vietnam

News and Analysis
Vietnam News

Country Facts

From CIA Factbook

Conventional Long Name: Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Chief of State: President Truong Tan SANG, Vice President Nguyen Thi DOAN

Head of Government: Prime Minister Nguyen Tan DUNG, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung HAI, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien NHAN, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van NINH, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan PHUC

Capital: Hanoi 21 02 N, 105 51 E

Land Area: 310,070 sq km

Population: 92,477,857 (July 2013 est.)

GDP-per capita (PPP): $3,600 (2012 est.)

Location: Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea, as well as China, Laos, and Cambodia

Ethnic Groups: Kinh (Viet) 85.7%, Tay 1.9%, Thai 1.8%, Muong 1.5%, Khmer 1.5%, Mong 1.2%, Nung 1.1%, others 5.3% (1999 census)

Administrative Divisions: 58 Provinces and 5 municipalities

Internet country code: .vn