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___ Satellite View and Map of Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh), Vietnam

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Street scene in Saigon, painted on the wall are phone numbers for various services.

About Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City LogoSatellite view is showing Ho Chi Minh City, largest city in Vietnam, the country in South East Asia with a long coast along South China Sea, situated south of China, and east of Lao PDR and Cambodia.

Ho Chi Minh statue at Ho Chi Minh City Hall, Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City
Statue of Ho Chi Minh in front of Ho Chi Minh City Hall, Saigon
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The city was the former capital of the French protectorate of Cochinchina (1862-1954) and the capital of South Vietnam in times of the partition from 1954 to 1975.

On 30 April 1975, Saigon was captured and the Vietnam War ended with the victory of the North Vietnamese.

The city was renamed from Saigon to Ho Chi Minh City in 1976 after Hồ Chí Minh, the Vietnamese communist statesman and president of North Vietnam (2 Sept. 1945 – 2 Sept. 1969).

The city lies along the Saigon River (Song Sai Gon) to the north of the Mekong River delta, about 80 km (50 mi) from the South China Sea.

Ho Chi Minh City has a population of about 7 million inhabitants. In its metropolitan area live more than 9 million people. Spoken language is Vietnamese. Capital city of Vietnam is Hanoi.

The Map shows a city map of Ho Chi Minh with expressways and main roads, Tan Son Nhat International Airport (IATA Code: SGN) is located 7.4 km (4.6 mi) by road (via Truong Chinh road) north of the city center (District 1).

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Local Time Ho Chi Minh City:
Thursday-July-18  17:41  
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Google Map: Searchable map and satellite view of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Viet Nam.

City Coordinates: 10°46′10″N 106°40′55″E

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