Bình Thạnh District

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Bình Thạnh District

Quận Bình Thạnh
Skyline of Bình Thạnh District
Skyline of Bình Thạnh District
Position in HCMC's core
Position in HCMC's core
Bình Thạnh District is located in Vietnam
Bình Thạnh District
Bình Thạnh District
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°48′12″N 106°41′23″E / 10.80333°N 106.68972°E / 10.80333; 106.68972Coordinates: 10°48′12″N 106°41′23″E / 10.80333°N 106.68972°E / 10.80333; 106.68972
Country Vietnam
Centrally Governed CityHo Chi Minh City
Seat6 Phan Đăng Lưu
Wards20 wards
Government
 • People's CommitteeNguyễn Thị Thu Hà
Area
 • Total20.8 km2 (8.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total490,618
 • Density24,000/km2 (61,000/sq mi)
Demographics
Time zoneUTC+07 (ICT)
Websitebinhthanh.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

Bình Thạnh is a district of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. As of 2017, the district had a population of 490,618 and a total area of 21 km2.[1]

The name of the district was formed from the names of two wards in the old Gò Vấp District, Bình Hòa and Thạnh Mỹ Tây. In 1976, those two wards were removed from Gò Vấp District to create Bình Thạnh District.

Administrative division[edit]

Bình Thạnh is divided into 20 wards. They are wards 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28. Wards 4, 8, 9, 10, 16, 18, 20 and 23 have previously been dissolved and merged into other wards.

Geographical location[edit]

Position in the metropolitan area of HCMC
Bình Thạnh borders District 1 to the south and west, Phú Nhuận and Gò Vấp districts to the west, and Saigon River, District 2 and Thủ Đức District to the east.

Bình Quới Tourist Village is located on the Thanh Đa Peninsula on the Saigon River.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HCMC's Population and population density in 2017 by district". HCMC Office of Statistics. Retrieved Apr 6, 2019.