District 8, Ho Chi Minh City

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District 8
Quận 8
Urban district
Position in HCMC's core
Position in HCMC's core
District 8 is located in Vietnam
District 8
District 8
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°43′24″N 106°37′40″E / 10.72333°N 106.62778°E / 10.72333; 106.62778Coordinates: 10°43′24″N 106°37′40″E / 10.72333°N 106.62778°E / 10.72333; 106.62778
Country  Vietnam
Centrally governed city Ho Chi Minh City
Seat 4 Phạm Thế Hiển
Wards 16 phường
Area
 • Total 19 km2 (7 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 418,961
 • Density 22,000/km2 (57,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Main ethnic groups predominantly Kinh
Time zone ICT (UTC+07)
Website quan8.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

District 8 (Vietnamese: Quận 8) is an urban district (quận) of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam.

As of 2010, the district had a population of 418,961, an area of 19 km².[1] It is divided into 16 small subsets which are called wards (phường), numbered from Ward 1 to Ward 16.

Geographical location[edit]

District 8 borders District 5 and District 6 to the north, District 4 and District 7 to the east, Bình Chánh District to the south, and Bình Tân District to the west.

Map showing the location of District 8 within metropolitan Ho Chi Minh City

References[edit]

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