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Thành phố Bạc Liêu
Location in Bạc Liêu Province
Bạc Liêu ( listen) town is the capital of Bạc Liêu Province in the Mekong Delta region in southern Vietnam. It is a medium-sized town with a population of approximately 150,000. The old name of the city is Vĩnh Lợi.
- Richard Tregaskis Southeast Asia: Building the Bases: The History of Construction in South East Asia. US Navy Museum Page 152 - 1975 "Still farther south in the Delta, the southernmost RMK-BRJ work was at Bac Lieu, also known by the name Vinh Loi. But whether called Vinh Loi (Honored Ford) or Bac Lieu (Historical Crossing), it was an advisory base 120 miles south of ."
- Nghia M. Vo Saigon: A History - 2011 - Page 22 "Although Bạc Liêu has no meaning in Vietnamese, it was derived from the Chinese pronunciation of a Khmer name, ..."
- Vietnam: a Dragon Embattled: From colonialism to the Vietminh Joseph Buttinger - 1967 "Although Bac Lieu was a considerable distance from the sites of great Hoa Hao strength, the town soon became "a center of pilgrimage from which spread messages of religious but also of anti-French inspiration." 49 For his followers, Huynh ..."
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