What was the previous name of Ho Chi Minh city?

Hanoi
Saigon
Hai Phong
Da Nang
Im­me­di­ate­ly after the com­mu­nist takeover of South Vietnam in 1975, a pro­vi­sion­al gov­ern­ment renamed the city after Ho Chi Minh. Even today, however, the informal name of Sai Gon remains in daily speech both do­mes­ti­cal­ly and in­ter­na­tion­al­ly.

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Hanoi
Saigon
Hai Phong
Da Nang
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
12%
75%
8%
4%
24
flagSpain
17%
67%
10%
5%
40
flagAustria
14%
67%
11%
2%
34
flagAustralia
19%
66%
11%
0%
36
flagItaly
25%
64%
6%
4%
64
flagCanada
18%
63%
8%
9%
61
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
61%
14%
4%
564
flagRepublic of Ireland
19%
60%
19%
1%
68
flagFrance
24%
59%
14%
2%
49
flagGreece
14%
58%
23%
2%
34
flagthe United States
17%
57%
18%
5%
739
flagBelgium
37%
54%
4%
4%
24
flagPoland
21%
53%
19%
5%
18082
flagSweden
25%
53%
21%
0%
32
flagGermany
26%
52%
16%
5%
271
flagIndia
19%
51%
20%
6%
87
flagDenmark
21%
50%
25%
3%
32
flagNorway
20%
47%
27%
4%
48
flagthe Netherlands
26%
44%
21%
6%
78
flagUnknown
23%
34%
33%
7%
648

Gender

men52%
women53%
Hanoi
20%
19%
Saigon
52%
53%
Hai Phong
21%
21%
Da Nang
5%
5%

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