Cần Thơ (standard Vietnamese: [kə̂n tʰəː], Southern: [kʌŋ˨˩ tʰəː]) is the fourth-largest city in Vietnam, and the largest city in the Mekong Delta.
It is noted for its floating markets, rice paper-making village, and picturesque rural canals. It had a population of 1.2 million as of 2011, it has population of 1,520,000 until June 2018, and is located on the south bank of the Hau River, a distributary of the Mekong River. In 2007, about 50 people died when the Cần Thơ Bridge collapsed, causing Vietnam's worst engineering disaster. In 2011, Can Tho International Airport opened.
The city is nicknamed the "western capital" (Tây Đô), and is located 169 kilometres (105 miles) from Ho Chi Minh City.