Hải Châu District

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Hải Châu District
Urban district
A street in Hai Chau District
A street in Hai Chau District
Country  Vietnam
Region South Central Coast
Province Da Nang
Capital Da Nang
Area
 • Total 8 sq mi (21 km2)
Population (2003)
 • Total 197,118
Time zone Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)

Hải Châu is an urban district (quận) of Da Nang in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. This is the administrative, cultural, commercial of the city. The city hall, the main theatre, main market are located in Hải Châu. Da Nang International Airport is just about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) away from the district's center.

Administration[edit]

Hai Chau is one of the central districts of Da Nang. Lies north of the district is Da Nang Bay, lies west is Thanh Khê District and Hòa Vang District, lies east is Sơn Trà District and Ngũ Hành Sơn District, and lies south is Hoa Vang District.

Hải Châu is administratively divided into 13 ward (phường):

  • Hải Châu 1
  • Hải Châu 2
  • Thạch Thang
  • Thanh Bình
  • Thuận Phước
  • Hòa Thuận Đông
  • Hòa Thuận Tây
  • Nam Dương
  • Phước Ninh
  • Bình Thuận
  • Bình Hiên
  • Hòa Cường Bắc
  • Hòa Cường Nam

As of 2003 the district had a population of 197,118.[1] The district covers an area of 21 km². The district capital lies at Da Nang.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009. 

Coordinates: 16°03′38″N 108°11′46″E / 16.06056°N 108.19611°E / 16.06056; 108.19611