Bến Nghé River

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The Bến Nghé River, also Ben Nghe Channel[1](Vietnamese: Sông Bến Nghé) is a river of Vietnam. It flows through Ho Chi Minh City for 80 kilometres. Very much an urban river, the banks are said to be lined with "many grocery stores, rice processing factories, sawmills, oriental drugstores, and warehouses, all owned by the Chinese. They hatch[ed] eggs, salted fish and eggs, dried fruit ..."[2]


  1. ^ Dodd, Jan; Lewis, Mark; Emmons, Ron (2003). Rough Guide to Vietnam. Rough Guides. p. 94. ISBN 978-1-84353-095-4. Retrieved 20 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Pham, David Lan (30 June 2008). Two Hamlets in Nam Bo: Memoirs of Life in Vietnam Through Japanese Occupation, the French and American Wars, and Communist Rule, 1940-1986. McFarland. p. 69. ISBN 978-0-7864-3760-3. Retrieved 20 July 2012.