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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

응우엔탄퐁 Nguyễn Thành Phong 인민위원장

  • Country Socialist Republic of Vietnam
  • Regional GovernmentHo Chi Minh City
  • Representative of Regional GovernmentNguyễn Thành Phong

History

  • In 1698, King Nguyen established a prefecture and called it Gia Dinh, but its informal name, Saigon, continued to be used among the people.
  • In 1859 the region was colonized by France, and HCMC was known as the 'Paris of South East Asia,' the capital of French Cochinchina.
  • In 1950, with support from France, it was chosen to be the capital of Southern Vietnam by the Bao Dai Authorities until the reunification of Vietnam in 1975.
  • In 1976, the city was renamed Ho Chi Minh, after the leader of the Vietnamese nationalist movement, to honor his achievements.

Overview

Overview
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Geography and Climate
  • Area : 2,099㎢
  • Location : 100km northwest of Cap Saint Jacques, which is located on the southern tip of the Annamite Range in Southern Vietnam
  • Climate: Tropical climate. The average temperature is 28℃. The highest temperature recorded is 40.0 °C (104 °F) in April while the lowest temperature recorded is 13.8 °C (57 °F) in January. The dry season lasts from December to April, and the rainy season lasts from May to November.
Population 8,993,082 (April 2019)
Cultural Heritage Site Reunification Palace, Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office

Economic Status

Economic Status
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Economic Status
(December 2020)
  • GDP per capita: USD 6,328
  • GRDP: USD 59.7 billion
  • Trade: Export - USD 43.8 billion / Import - USD 50.9 billion
Industrial Status
  • Textile and fabric industry, construction industry
Major Products
  • Textile, clothing, agricultural products, plastic

Contact Information

Contact Information
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Contact
  • Vũ Nguyễn Kim Vy (Ms)
  • Address : 06 Alexandre de Rhodes, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • TEL :(84-28)38-224-224 Ext: 514
  • FAX : (84-28) 38 251 436
Homepage http://www.eng.hochiminhcity.gov.vn