Learn Vietnamese with practical travel of Đồng Tháp Province.
“Đồng Tháp is a newly cultivated area in about 17th and 18th century, under the Nguyễn lords. Foundation of this area adhered to powerful struggling history against nature, dangerous animals and aggressors.
The south of Đồng Tháp province whose center is Sa Đéc plays a very significant role. Many researches have shown that overseas Vietnamese got to come to Sa Đéc area for reclaiming and setting up hamlets at least at the end of 17th century or at the beginning of 18th century. Sa Đéc is a Khmer word meaning “iron market”. Does this market sell agricultural tools made of iron or was the frame of this market made of iron? There has not had any reasonable explanations for these concerns however Sa Dec is probably considered the newest area on the way to develop the country in 1757 led by Nguyễn Cư Trinh, a mandarin who was known for his achievement in reassuring people in Quảng Ngãi…..” – From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia