Sa Dec is a sprawling port city in the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam. The city is more focused on business and agriculture than tourism, but that gives visitors a chance to see an authentic Vietnamese town.
Sa Dec has a population of roughly 200,000, and a significant number of residents are Chinese, whose ancestors immigrated there hundreds of years ago.
Marguerite Duras, a famous French novelist, spent part of her childhood in Sa Dec, while her mother taught at a primary school. The to... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2017 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.