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Culture of Vietnam

People in Vietnam speak the Vietnamese language. The linguistic diversity of Vietnam is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Vietnam is 0.2377. The followers of folk religions are the religious majority in the country. 31% of Vietnam's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Vietnam. The rate of urbanization in Vietnam is considered to be 3.1. According to data on inbound tourists in Vietnam, 7,572,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Vietnam is called 'Tiến Quân Ca', which in English means 'Marching Song'. It was adopted in 1945. Both the music and the lyrics have been composed by Văn Cao.

Fast food

The first McDonalds in Vietnam was opened on 8 February 2014, and it was located in Ho Chi Minh City. At the moment Vietnam has 3 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 2% of the population of Vietnam are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Vietnam consume 4.6 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 97.3% beer, 0.6% wine, 2.1% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Vietnam is phở. Other national dishes include gỏi cuốn, bánh mì.