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Ho Chi Minh City Statistics
Ho Chi Minh City Overview - TravelPuppy.com
Location On the Saigon River in south Vietnam
Country telephone code 84
Population 5.6 million in the metropolitan area
Ethnic backround 80% Viet, 20% ethnic Chinese
Religion 60% Buddhist, 8% Catholic; the remainder
being a mix of Protestant, Confucian, Taoist,
Islam, Hindu and Caodai
Time zone GMT + 7 (GMT + 6 hours from last Sunday
in March to Saturday before last Sunday in
Electricity 220 volts AC, 50Hz; round two-pin plugs
Average January temp 27°Celsius or 81°Fahrenheit
Average July temp 29°Celcius or 84°Fahrenheit
Annual rainfall 1983mm or 78"