Which modern day city in Vietnam was previously known as Saigon?

Is Hanoi the old Saigon?

The city has always historically been called Saigon (or Sài Gòn, in Vietnamese). … The country split in two with the French departure in 1954-56, with the north using Hanoi and the south using Saigon.

What was the old name for Vietnam?

Names of Vietnam

1887–1954 Đông Dương (Bắc Kỳ, Trung Kỳ, Nam Kỳ)
from 1945 Việt Nam
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History of Vietnam

What was Hanoi previously called?

The city was renamed Hanoi in 1831, and served as the capital of French Indochina from 1902 to 1945.


Hanoi Hà Nội
Website www.english.hanoi.gov.vn
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long – Hanoi

Is Ho Chi Minh City a province?

Ho Chi Minh City is located in southern Vietnam, bordered by the provinces of Tay Ninh and Binh Duong to the south, the provinces of Dong Nai and Ba Ria-Vung Tau to the east, and Long An Province to the west, about 15 kilometers away from the southern coast of the South China Sea.

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