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.

Answers distribution

Hanoi
Saigon
Hai Phong
Da Nang
answers
flagVietnam
0%
100%
0%
0%
20
flagAustralia
14%
70%
11%
0%
34
flagSpain
16%
67%
10%
5%
37
flagSweden
17%
65%
17%
0%
23
flagItaly
24%
63%
6%
5%
58
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
61%
13%
4%
515
flagRepublic of Ireland
19%
61%
17%
1%
67
flagCanada
20%
61%
7%
10%
55
flagGreece
16%
61%
22%
0%
31
flagAustria
15%
61%
15%
3%
26
flagFrance
25%
58%
14%
2%
48
flagthe United States
17%
57%
18%
5%
704
flagBelgium
34%
56%
4%
4%
23
flagPoland
21%
54%
18%
4%
15654
flagGermany
24%
53%
16%
5%
242
flagDenmark
23%
53%
20%
3%
30
flagIndia
20%
52%
19%
7%
84
flagNorway
21%
45%
28%
4%
42
flagthe Netherlands
29%
39%
24%
6%
61
flagUnknown
26%
35%
31%
6%
301

Gender

men57%
women53%
Hanoi
19%
20%
Saigon
57%
53%
Hai Phong
17%
21%
Da Nang
4%
5%

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