Who gave Kampuchea Krom to Vietnam?

But after a century of French colonisation of Kampuchea-Krom (French Cochinchina), on 4 June 1949, France gave this territory to Vietnam instead of giving it back to Cambodia, under the Law n°49-733, modifying the status of French Cochinchina.

What is the population of Kampuchea Krom?

Khmer Krom

c. 1.3 million
Regions with significant populations
Kampuchea Krom (Mekong Delta, SE Vietnam) 1,260,640 (2009)
Cambodia 1.2 million (1999)

Are Khmer Krom indigenous?

Kampuchea Krom (meaning ‘Lower Cambodia’) is the unofficial Khmer name for the Mekong Delta region, whose indigenous inhabitants are the Khmer Krom, an ethnic minority living in southern Vietnam.

How many Khmer are there in Vietnam?

They are one of the largest minorities in Vietnam, numbering over 1.26 million, and are the remnants of the society that existed prior to the take-over of the Mekong delta by the Vietnamese in the eighteenth century.

Do they speak Khmer in Vietnam?

With approximately 16 million speakers, it is the second most widely spoken Austroasiatic language (after Vietnamese).

Khmer language.

Native to Cambodia Thailand (East and Northeast) Vietnam (Mekong Delta)
Ethnicity Khmers
Native speakers 16 million (2007)

How do you pronounce Khmer in Cambodia?

The correct pronunciation of Khmer in the Khmer language is Km-ah-eh.

How many Vietnamese live in Cambodia?

There are an estimated 400,000-700,000 ethnic Vietnamese in Cambodia.

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