Ninh Kiều District

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Ninh Kiều District
Quận Ninh Kiều
Urban District
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Country  Vietnam
Province Cần Thơ
Area
 • Total 11.28 sq mi (29.22 km2)
Population (2004)
 • Total 209,274
Time zone Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)

Ninh Kiều is an urban district (quận) of Cần Thơ in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. Ninh Kiều is located at the centre of Cần Thơ. Most of Cần Thơ's municipal offices are located here.

Ninh Kiều is located along the Bassac River. Its most attractive site is the wharf, along which there are several hotels and restaurants. The bridge, part of which collapsed during construction in 2007, and Cần Thơ Ferry connect Ninh Kiều with Bình Minh District, Vĩnh Long Province. Ninh Kiều's population in 2004 was 209,274, and it has an area of 29.22 km2.

Administration[edit]

This district had 13 wards (phường) at its establishment on 16 January 2007:

1. Phường An Bình 2. Phường An Cư 3. Phường An Hòa 4. Phường An Hội 5. Phường An Khánh 6. Phường An Lạc 7. Phường An Nghiệp 8. Phường An Phú 9. Phường Cái Khế 10. Phường Hưng Lợi 11. Phường Tân An 12. Phường Thới Bình 13. Phường Xuân Khánh

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Coordinates: 10°00′36″N 105°27′00″E / 10.01000°N 105.45000°E / 10.01000; 105.45000