Thủ Dầu Một

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Thủ Dầu Một
Thành phố Thủ Dầu Một
Thủ Dầu Một is located in Vietnam
Thủ Dầu Một
Thủ Dầu Một
Location of Thủ Dầu Một in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°58′N 106°39′E / 10.967°N 106.650°E / 10.967; 106.650Coordinates: 10°58′N 106°39′E / 10.967°N 106.650°E / 10.967; 106.650
Country  Vietnam
Province Bình Dương
Area
 • Total 118.66 km2 (45.81 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 244,277
Time zone UTC (UTC+7)

Thủ Dầu Một (About this sound listen) is the capital city of Bình Dương Province, Vietnam, located at around 10°58′0″N 106°39′0″E / 10.96667°N 106.65000°E / 10.96667; 106.65000. The city has an area of 118.66 km², population is 244,277 (2012),[1] and is located 20 km north of downtown Hồ Chí Minh City, on the left bank of the Saigon River, upstream from the city. Although this is an administratively separate city, it is considered as a satellite city of the Ho Chi Minh City Metropolitan Area.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Thủ Dầu Một has 14 wards:

  1. Phú Cường
  2. Hiệp Thành
  3. Chánh Nghĩa
  4. Phú Thọ
  5. Phú Hòa
  6. Phú Lợi
  7. Phú Mỹ
  8. Định Hòa
  9. Hiệp An
  10. Phú Tân
  11. Hòa Phú
  12. Tân An
  13. Tương Bình Hiệp
  14. Chánh Mỹ

Economy[edit]

Thủ Dầu Một has been seen a rapid expansion and economic development since 1997, as the province has become an important industrial hub of the region. In January 2007, this city was officially recognized as a third-class town,[2] It became a city in July 2012.[3] There is a 4200-ha urban-tech park under development here. Thủ Dầu Một will be a modern city within the Hồ Chí Minh City Metropolitan Area (including Thủ Dầu Một City, Nhơn Trạch City, Tân An City, Biên Hòa City and parts of Đồng Nai and Bình Dương provinces).

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