About Saigon

History of Ho Chi Minh city

One of the earliest known records of the area now known as Ho Chi Minh City says that it was a small fishing village called Prey Nokor, inhabited by Khmer people. In the year 1623 Vietnamese refugees...

Geography of Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) is the economic capital of Vietnam. It is situated by the side of the Saigon River towards the northern part of the Mekong River delta.

Ho Chi Minh City Weather

Located on the southeastern part of Vietnam, on the right bank of River Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City has a tropical climate. Its location being very close to the sea, climate of the city steadily varies...

Population of Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City is the commercial center and the largest metropolis of Vietnam. Situated in the southern region of Vietnam, this area is dominated by the estuary of the Mekong River system and is...

Ho Chi Minh Overview

Ho Chi Minh City, situated in the southern part of Vietnam, is still called Saigon by most of the natives. This modern city used to be considered as the Pearl of the Orient by the French.