Clothing is an important and integral part of any culture and is often overlooked when culture is being discussed. With such rich and diverse culture, one will find a unique clothing pattern in the traditional dress of Vietnam.
This is the major ethnic group of Vietnam, giving its name to the country, and comprising a mathematical majority of the population. They call themselves Kinh, and the major part of the population lives in the Mekong and Red river deltas, as well as in a narrow band along the coast. They also inhabit an island in China, where they are known as the Jin. Their language forms one branch of the Austro-Asiatic language family, along with Muong.