Bình Thạnh District

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Bình Thạnh District
Quận Bình Thạnh
Urban District
Position in HCMC's core
Position in HCMC's core
Bình Thạnh District is located in Vietnam
Bình Thạnh District
Bình Thạnh District
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°48′12″N 106°41′23″E / 10.80333°N 106.68972°E / 10.80333; 106.68972Coordinates: 10°48′12″N 106°41′23″E / 10.80333°N 106.68972°E / 10.80333; 106.68972
Country  Vietnam
Centrally Governed City Ho Chi Minh City
Seat 6 Phan Đăng Lưu
Wards 20 wards
Government
 • People's Committee Nguyễn Thị Thu Hà
Area
 • Total 20.8 km2 (8.0 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 470,054
 • Density 23,000/km2 (59,000/sq mi)
Demographics
Time zone ICT (UTC+07)
Website binhthanh.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

Bình Thạnh is a district of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. As of 2010, the district had a population of 470,054, a total area of 21 km².[1]

The name "Bình Thạnh" was formed from the name of two wards in the old Gò Vấp District, Binh Hoa and Thanh My Tay. In 1976, those two wards were removed from Gò Vấp District to create Bình Thạnh District.

Administrative division[edit]

Bình Thạnh is divided into 20 wards. They are wards 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28. Wards 4, 8, 9, 10, 16, 18, 20 and 23 were omitted by merging them to other wards.

Geographical location[edit]

Position in the metropolitan area of HCMC
Bình Thạnh borders district 1 to the south, district 1, Phú Nhuận and Gò Vấp districts to west, Saigon River and Thủ Đức District to the east.

The Bình Quới Tourist Village is located on the Thanh Da peninsula on the Saigon River, in the Bình Thạnh District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HCMC's Population and population density in 2010 by district". HCMC Office of Statistics. Retrieved Feb 4, 2014.