Photo of the Week: How Many Motorbikes at this Saigon Intersection?

It’s probably more than you think.

Saigon, Vietnam’s largest city, is widely considered the motorbike capital of the world.

How many motorbikes in the city exactly?

Motorbikes in Saigon, Vietnam - YourLocalKat


For a population of ten million, that’s 40% of the population behind the wheel of a bike! And considering how many people ride two-up, three-up or even six-up on every ride, that’s a majority of the population on motorbikes.

So considering this photo doesn’t even encompass the whole scene…

How many motorbikes do you think there are at this intersection?