Gò Vấp District

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Go Vap District
Quận Gò Vấp
Urban district
Position in HCMC's core
Position in HCMC's core
Go Vap District is located in Vietnam
Go Vap District
Go Vap District
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°50′30″N 106°40′00″E / 10.84167°N 106.66667°E / 10.84167; 106.66667Coordinates: 10°50′30″N 106°40′00″E / 10.84167°N 106.66667°E / 10.84167; 106.66667
Country  Vietnam
Centrally governed city Ho Chi Minh City
Seat 19 Quang Trung
Wards 16 phường
Area
 • Total 20 km2 (8 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 548,145
 • Density 27,000/km2 (71,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Main ethnic groups predominantly Kinh
Time zone ICT (UTC+07)
Website govap.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

Gò Vấp is an urban district in Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam. In July 1976, two wards (Bình Hòa and Thạnh Mỹ Tây) split from Gò Vấp District to create Bình Thạnh District. Later, the ward of Mỹ Bình joined Củ Chi District; Nha Binh, Thành Lộc, An Phú Đông and Tân Thới Hiệp joined Hóc Môn District. Gò Vấp District now consists of 16 wards and is mostly residential. As of 2010, the district had a population of 548,145. It covers an area of 20 km².[1]

References[edit]

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