region in Southeast Asia
Indochina, or the Indochinese Peninsula, is a region in Southeast Asia.
The region lies roughly east of India, south of China.
Indochina comprises the territory of the following countries:
Those countries have been known as Indochina since they were French Indochina.
Often also included in the scope of the term are:
- Peninsular Malaysia (comprising the southern end of the Malay Peninsula but not the Malay Islands)
- Myanmar (formerly known as Burma)
- Thailand (formerly Siam)
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 McAuliff, John (January 1997). "Indochina". Foreign Policy in Focus Volume 2, Number 16. joint project of the Interhemispheric Resource Center (IRC) and the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). Archived from the original on 2008-10-15. Retrieved 2008-10-24.