District 9, Ho Chi Minh City

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District 9
Quận 9
Urban district
Position in HCMC's core
Position in HCMC's core
District 9 is located in Vietnam
District 9
District 9
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°49′49″N 106°49′3″E / 10.83028°N 106.81750°E / 10.83028; 106.81750Coordinates: 10°49′49″N 106°49′3″E / 10.83028°N 106.81750°E / 10.83028; 106.81750
Country  Vietnam
Centrally governed city Ho Chi Minh City
Wards 13 phường
Area
 • Total 114 km2 (44 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 263,486
 • Density 2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Main ethnic groups predominantly Kinh
Time zone ICT (UTC+07)
Website quan9.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

District 9 (Vietnamese: Quận 9) is an urban district (quận) of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam. As of 2010, the district had a population of 263486, an area of 114 km².[1]

Geographical location[edit]

Map showing the location of District 9 within metropolitan Ho Chi Minh City
District 9 borders Đồng Nai Province to the east, Bình Dương Province to the west, District 2 to the south, and Thủ Đức District to the west.

Administration[edit]

District 9 consists of 13 wards (phường):

  • Phước Long A
  • Phước Long B
  • Tăng Nhơn Phú A
  • Tăng Nhơn Phú B
  • Long Trường
  • Trường Thạnh
  • Phước Bình
  • Tân Phú
  • Hiệp Phú
  • Long Thạnh Mỹ
  • Long Bình
  • Long Phước
  • Phú Hữu

References[edit]

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