Tour list Ho Chi Minh city
Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon) is the largest city in Vietnam in terms of population and urbanization scale. It is also the economic, political, cultural and educational center of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is a centrally run city belonging to a special type of urban area in Vietnam along with the capital Hanoi. Thanks to its natural conditions, Ho Chi Minh City becomes a transport hub of Vietnam and Southeast Asia, including road, rail, waterway and air. Saigon was also the capital of Indochina Federation (including Vietnam - Laos - Cambodia - Zhanjiang District of China) from 1887-1901. In 1949, Saigon became the capital of the Republic of Vietnam. Since then, Saigon has been considered the capital and became one of the most important cities of South Vietnam after its division in 1954. After the fall of the Republic of Vietnam in the April 30 incident. In 1975, the Republic of South Vietnam took over the government and decided to merge the Saigon Citadel and Gia Dinh province into Saigon - Gia Dinh City. On July 2, 1976, Vietnam was reunified and the National Assembly of Vietnam unanimously decided to change the name "Saigon - Gia Dinh" to "Ho Chi Minh City", after the first President of Vietnam. Democratic Republic.
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