Is Ho Chi Minh North or South?

Is Saigon in North or South Vietnam?

while the country’s largest city, Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), is in the south.

On what side was the Viet Minh north or south?

After World War II, the Việt Minh opposed the re-occupation of Vietnam by France, resulting in the Indochina War, and later opposed South Vietnam and the United States in the Vietnam War.

Viet Minh.

Vietnamese: Việt Minh
Flag of the Việt Minh
Dissolved March 1951
Location French Indochina
Political leader Ho Chi Minh

Is Ho Chi Minh a city or province?

Ho Chi Minh City is not located within a province. Vietnam is made up of 59 provinces and five large cities that are ruled in their own right.

What is the capital of North Vietnam?

Is it illegal to say Saigon in Vietnam?

In fact, the city’s District 1 officially remains Saigon.

So, yes, it is unlikely to offend anyone.

Why did North and South Vietnam split?

The Geneva Conference of 1954 ended France’s colonial presence in Vietnam and partitioned the country into two states at the 17th parallel pending unification on the basis of internationally supervised free elections.

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What were the Viet Minh called when they crossed into South Vietnam?

Crossing over the border into Vietnam in January 1941, the trio and five comrades organized in May the Viet Nam Doc Lap Dong Minh Hoi (League for the Independence of Vietnam), or Viet Minh; this gave renewed emphasis to a peculiarly Vietnamese nationalism.