Can Tho Overview

Square: 1,409 Km2

Population: 1.214 millions

Average temperature: 27 – 27.5°C

Administrative map includes 06 outside districts and Can Tho city.

Area phone code: 071.Minority: Viet, Khmer, Hoa. 


Located in the middle of the Mekong River delta, Can Tho is a province which enjoys fertile soil conditions. Its provincial capital is Can Tho City.  This city is considered as the capital of those provinces in the western region of South of Vietnam. Inhabited by more than 300,000 people, it is home to the southern Vietnam Institute of Agriculture and the Can Tho Institute. The center of province is 169 km from HCMC and long time ago it has been seen as one of main granary in Vietnam. With marvelous network of waterway, Can Tho is penetrated by many rivers those connect up to Cambodia and a harbor that can serve 5,000 ton vessel. As a result, province produces huge volumes of fruits and rice, breeding and aquatic production annually. The typical feature of architecture in Can Tho is interlacing channels of water that have been called “streets of Can Tho”. Its beauty is simple but poetic like scenery of fishing village and somewhat busy as high population density. The live here is also crowded with a lot of cultural performance, bring up the name of western capital to the recognition of people.

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