An Giang: Life in border land

The Mekong Delta province of An Giang, which shares a 104km borderline with Cambodia, is a land of bustling border trade and tourism, diverse culture and charming people.



A view of Chau Doc city seen from Sam mountain






Tourists from Cambodia arrive in Vietnam through the Tien River International Border Gate.






Vietnamese and Cambodian border guards carry out a joint patrol on the Hau River. 






Women of the Cham ethnic community in Phum Xoai hamlet, Chau Phong commune, Tan Chau district, gather around a traditional loom






Harvesting rice in Van Giao commune, Tinh Bien district.






A family in Long Giang commune, Cho Moi district engages in the local craft of weaving bamboo baskets.







Vietnamese and Cambodian people ​trade fish on a river in An Khanh commune, An Phu district. The other bank of the river is in Cambodia.






Harvesting Bong sung (Nymphaea) during the flood season in An Giang.






The Say Ta Som pagoda in Tinh Bien district 







A Khmer wedding in Tinh Bien district ​with the custom of taking the groom to the bride’s family 






The Tra Su cajuput forest in Tinh Bien district - a famous tourist destination in An Giang (Photo: VNA)

The Tra Su cajuput forest in Tinh Bien district - a famous tourist destination in An Giang






Khmer people celebrate the Vietnamese traditional Tet






The Bay Nui Bull Race Festival of the Khmer people in Tinh Bien district







Cham ethnic children after a ceremony at the Chau Phong Muslim Mosque in Tan Chau district



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