The Full Cochinchina

Cochinchina was the most southern part (south ) east of Vietnam in Cambodia , especially forming the Mekong River Delta (the other two parts of Vietnam were Annam and Tonkin). In the sixteenth century, other names such Chinecochin or Champachine are attested . Initially not including the kingdom of Champa , the name will be expanded later in the French empire in the entire southern part . Locally it is called Nam Bộ (南 圻), meaning " southern border".

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