Bà Nà

The Bà Nà (also spelt Bahnar) are an ethnic group of Vietnam living primarily in the Central Highland provinces of Gia Lai and Kon Tum, as well as the coastal provinces of Bình Định and Phú Yên. They speak Bahnar that belongs to the Mon–Khmer language family. They are one of the many ethnic tribes that make up what is known as the Degar (or Montagnard) indigenous peoples of the Central Highlands. As of 2009, a total population of 227,741 live in Gia Lai and Kon Tum provinces.