Tay Ninh

Tay Ninh (tā nĭn) [key], city, S Vietnam, NW of Ho Chi Minh City. It is the center of the Cao Dai, a politically active religious group that was suppressed by South Vietnamese forces after an armed insurrection in 1955. Of interest is the Cao Dai cathedral, which has a blend of Christian, Islamic, and Buddhist architectural features. The city has a large Khmer population.

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