Territory Ho Chi Minh city with geographic coordinates 10º22’13 “- 11º22’17” north latitude and 106º01’25 “- 107º01’10” east longitude. North by Tay Ninh, Binh Duong, Dong Nai Province to the east, south China Sea and Tien Giang, Long An Province to the west.
Soils:Land of the city mainly alluvial old and sediment new creation should
Rivers:On the city of Ho Chi Minh City has hundreds of rivers and canals but large rivers are not many, largest Saigon River Gon which flows through the city of 106km long. Waterway system from Ho Chi Minh City to the east and down to the western provinces, to Cambodia divided equally favorable. The city has a 15km coastline.
Climate:two seasons, the rainy season from May to November, the average annual rainfall of 1.979mm. The dry season from December to April next year. The annual average temperature 27,55ºC, no winter.
Potential tourism development
currently in Ho Chi Minh City is the largest tourist center of the country, annually attracting 70% of international visitors to Vietnam. This happens because in addition to good infrastructure, relatively convenient transportation, the city is a place with rich tourism resources. It is a land of history associated with the struggle for independence of the nation since the French set foot on Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is also where President Ho Chi Minh great trip to save the country (1911). Associated with that event, Nha Rong port and Ho Chi Minh Museum is an important monument, attracting many tourists at home and abroad.
The revolutionary relics such as the Cu Chi Tunnels, system of museums, theaters, cultural houses, the architecture of France as attractive tourist destinations. Recently the city has invested heavily tourist areas such as Thanh Da, Binh Quoi, many entertainment parks like Dam Sen, Ky Hoa Park Water, Suoi Tien, … attracted and attracts tourists. Currently, the city is conducting replenishment of historical monuments, the ancient architecture, investment museum system, restore cultural traditions associated with the organization of the festival, restore documents of gardens, flower village to develop a solid tourism industry of the city.
With over 300 years of development, Ho Chi Minh City has many ancient buildings such as the Dragon, Temple National Team, nutrition Commune West, Opera House, Post Office, a system of ancient temples (pagoda Giac Lam pagoda Thien Hau pagoda Giac Vien Ancestral …), the system of ancient churches (Notre Dame, District Sy, Thong Tay Hoi, Thu Duc …). Overall, one of the cultural characteristics of the 300 year history of Saigon – Gia Dinh, a convergence of many cultural flow, the “structural architecture” Vietnam – US – Europe. A culture combining the traditional harmony between peoples of Vietnam with the cultural character of the North and West.
Ho Chi Minh City is the transportation hub of the South, including rail, road, waterway and not. City to Hanoi from National Highway 1A, rail Unity and Highway 13 cross Indochina.
Tan Son Nhat International Airport is only 7 km from the city center, is the country’s largest airport with dozens of domestic flights and international. There are domestic flights from HCMC. Ho Chi Minh to Buon Ma Thuot, Da Lat, Da Nang, Hanoi, Hai Phong, Hue, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc, Pleiku, Qui Nhon, Rach Gia, Vinh.
Tp. Ho Chi Minh Ha Noi 1,730 km from Xining 99km, Bien Hoa (Dong Nai), 30km, 70km to My Tho, Vung Tau, 129km, 168km Can Tho, Da Lat 308km, 375km Ban Me Thuot.