Cochin China

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Cochin China is also a type of domestic fowl.

Cochin China (also known as Cochinchina Chu Nom 交趾支那 or in French, Cochinchine) was the southernmost part of Vietnam beside Cambodia.

Cochin was named after the unknown realm south of the Five Mountain Ranges (五嶺) in the legendary time of Sanhuangwudi. Its name may be phonetic. Locally, it is called Nam Bộ, meaning "Southern Boundary".

During the French occupation, it was called Cochinchine in French, and its capital was at Saigon. The two other parts of Vietnam at the time were Annam and Tonkin.

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