CANTHO, THE CITY OF RIVERS

CANTHO, THE CITY OF RIVERS
     
Can Tho city is located in the middle – downstream and central of the Mekong Delta, stretching 55km along the…

 
Can Tho city is located in the middle – downstream and central of the Mekong Delta, stretching 55km along the western bank of the Hau River, with an area of 1,401 km2. The city has 5 urban districts and 4 rural districts with 85 administrative units as communes, wards and towns. Its population is about 1.4 million people with 3 main ethnicsincluding Viet, Khmer and Chinese. The climate in here is relatively moderate; the average temperature of months is 26-270C. Can Tho city is known as a “river city” because of criss-cross network of rivers and canals with a total of 1,157 km in length, which includes three major rivers: Hau, Cai Lon and Can Tho.

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Source:Can Tho Tourism Development Center