Bình Chánh District

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Bình Chánh District

Huyện Bình Chánh
Position in the metropolitan area of HCMC
Position in the metropolitan area of HCMC
Bình Chánh District is located in Vietnam
Bình Chánh District
Bình Chánh District
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°45′01″N 106°30′45″E / 10.75028°N 106.51250°E / 10.75028; 106.51250Coordinates: 10°45′01″N 106°30′45″E / 10.75028°N 106.51250°E / 10.75028; 106.51250
Country Vietnam
MunicipalityHo Chi Minh City
CapitalTân Túc
Area
 • Total253 km2 (98 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total680,000
 • Density2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Main ethnic groupspredominantly Kinh
Time zoneUTC+07 (ICT)
Websitebinhchanh.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

Bình Chánh is an urban district in the southwest of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. High urbanization rate has made Bình Chánh become one of a high population growth districts in the city. As of 2018, the district had a population of 680,000. It covers an area of 253 km2. The district capital lies at Tân Túc.[1]

Bình Chánh district borders District 8, Bình Tân District, Hóc Môn District and Nhà Bè District.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Bình Chánh District is subdivided to 16 commune-level subdivisions, including the township of Tân Túc (district capital) and the wards of: An Phú Tây, Bình Chánh, Bình Hưng, Bình Lợi, Đa Phước, Hưng Long, Lê Minh Xuân, Phạm Văn Hai, Phong Phú, Quy Đức, Tân Kiên, Tân Nhựt, Tân Quý Tây, Vĩnh Lộc A and Vĩnh Lộc B.

In 2003, An Lạc township and the rural communes of Bình Hưng Hòa, Bình Trị Đông and Tân Tạo wards were separated from the district to form the new urban district of Bình Tân.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HCMC's Population and population density in 2010 by district". HCMC Office of Statistics. Archived from the original on July 5, 2017. Retrieved Feb 4, 2014.

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