|( Vietnam 102,741 (2009))|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Đắk Lắk, Đắk Nông, Lâm Đồng, Bình Phước - Vietnam
Mondulkiri - Cambodia
|Christian, Theravada Buddhism, Animist|
Mnong can be subdivided into three groups :
- Central Mnong: around 88,000 people in the Đắk Lắk and Lâm Đồng provinces of the Central Highlands, mostly of the Christian religion
- Eastern Mnong: around 76,000 people in the Đắk Lắk and Lâm Đồng provinces of the Central Highlands
- Southern Mnong: around 55,000 people in the Bình Phước province of southeastern Vietnam
Epics (Mnong language: Ot N'rong- Ot: telling by singing the poem, N'rong: old story) take an important part in Mnong people's life. Many of these epics, such as Ghu sok bon Tiăng, are quite long.
- N'Thu K'Nul, a Lao-Mnong person, a chieftain who established Bon Don, in Đắk Lắk Province- a famous elephant hunting and taming village. He caught a white elephant and gave it as a present to the Thai royal family in 1861, leading the king of Thailand to bestow upon him the name "Khunjunob" (literally "Elephant Hunting King")
- N'Trang Lơng, communist hero who led villagers against French colonizers
- Điểu Klung, epic teller
- Điểu Kâu, ethnologist
- "The 2009 Vietnam Population and Housing Census: Completed Results". General Statistics Office of Vietnam: Central Population and Housing Census Steering Committee. June 2010. p. 134. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
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