Fast Facts

Ho Chi Minh City is located in the southeastern region of Vietnam, 1760 km south of Hanoi. Its average elevation is 19 meters above sea level. The city covers an area of 2095 square kilometers and borders the South China Sea to the South with a coast of 15 kilometers.

Dialing code

Emergency numbers
Police - 113
Fire brigade - 114
Ambulance / Medical Aid – 115

Approx 9 million

National language – Vietnamese (Mon-Khmer)
Second languages – French, English
Recently, Chinese and Japanese have become popular

Time Zone
GMT/UTC + 7:00 hours

Average January Temperatures
26.5 Degrees Celsius

Average July Temperatures
28 Degrees Celsius

Annual rainfall
1800 millimeters on average per year