Can Tho

Can Tho (kăn tō, kəntôˈ) [key], city (1989 est. pop. 284,306), S Vietnam, a port on the Mekong River delta. A large industrial area, where rice and fish are traded, it is the seat of an agricultural and teachers college. The city has two airports.

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