Ba Đình District
|Ba Dinh District
Quận Ba Đình
Ba Dinh Hall
|Nickname(s): French Quarter (Khu phố Pháp)|
|Number of wards||14|
|• Total||9.244 km2 (3.569 sq mi)|
|Time zone||ICT (UTC+7)|
|Website||Official website (Vietnamese)|
Ba Đình is an urban district of Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. Ba Dinh is the political center of Vietnam. Most of the government offices and embassies are located here. It was formerly called the "French Quarter" (Khu phố Pháp), a name that is still used in travel literature.
The district contains 14 wards (phường)
- "French Quarter in Hanoi to be preserved", VietnamPlus, 18 Nov. 2010.
Downs, Tom, Hanoi & Halong Bay encounter (2007), p. 66. " "Much of the appeal of Hanoi's French Quarter is in its colonial architecture".
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