District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

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District 3
Quận 3
Urban district
Position in HCMC's core
Position in HCMC's core
District 3 is located in Vietnam
District 3
District 3
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°46′32″N 106°41′49″E / 10.77556°N 106.69694°E / 10.77556; 106.69694Coordinates: 10°46′32″N 106°41′49″E / 10.77556°N 106.69694°E / 10.77556; 106.69694
Country  Vietnam
Centrally Governed City Ho Chi Minh
Seat 183 Cach Mang Thang Tam
Wards 14 phường
Area
 • Total 5 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 188,945
 • Density 38,000/km2 (98,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Main ethnic groups predominanly Kinh
Time zone ICT (UTC+07)
Website quan3.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

District 3 (Vietnamese: Quận 3) is an urban district of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam. As of 2010, the district had a population of 188,945, a total area of 5 km².[1] It is divided into 14 small subsets which are called wards (phường), numbered from Ward 1 to Ward 14.

Geographical location[edit]

Position in the metropolitan area of HCMC

This district borders District 1, Phú Nhuận District, District 10, Tân Bình District.

It is the location of Xá Lợi Pagoda, the largest in the city. The Vĩnh Nghiêm Pagoda is also located in District 3. There are many French-style villas in this district.

References[edit]

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