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
11%
77%
7%
3%
27
flagAustria
10%
73%
10%
2%
46
flagLithuania
15%
69%
11%
3%
26
flagAustralia
18%
68%
10%
0%
38
flagSpain
17%
67%
10%
5%
40
flagCanada
16%
66%
7%
9%
66
flagItaly
28%
62%
4%
3%
81
flagthe United Kingdom
20%
61%
14%
3%
604
flagRepublic of Ireland
19%
61%
17%
1%
73
flagthe United States
17%
59%
17%
4%
816
flagFrance
23%
59%
15%
1%
52
flagGreece
17%
57%
22%
2%
35
flagDenmark
20%
54%
22%
2%
35
flagSweden
24%
54%
21%
0%
33
flagPoland
21%
53%
19%
4%
19654
flagGermany
26%
52%
16%
4%
303
flagIndia
21%
50%
20%
6%
97
flagthe Netherlands
26%
47%
19%
5%
86
flagNorway
20%
47%
27%
4%
48
flagUnknown
24%
35%
32%
7%
689

Gender

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

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