District 4, Ho Chi Minh City
Position in HCMC's core
|Centrally governed city||Ho Chi Minh City|
|Seat||5 Doan Nhu Hai|
|• Total||4 km2 (2 sq mi)|
|• Density||46,000/km2 (120,000/sq mi)|
|• Main ethnic groups||predominantly Kinh|
|Time zone||UTC+07 (ICT)|
As of 2010, the district had a population of 183,261, a total area of 4 km².
District 4 is a triangular cay, surrounded by rivers and canals. It borders Saigon River and District 2 to the northeast, Bến Nghé River and District 1 to the northwest, and Tẻ Canal and District 7 to the south.
There are 15 wards in district 4.
In January 11, 1985, this district consists of five wards, namely: Vĩnh Hội Ward (Which is now divided into four wards numbered from 1 to 4); Lý Nhơn Ward (Which is now divided into three wards numbered 5, 6 and 8); Cây Bàng Ward (Which is now divided into two wards, numbered 9 and 10); Xóm Chiếu Ward (Which is now divided into three wards, numbered 12-14) and Khánh Hội Ward (which is now divided into three wards, numbered 15, 16 and 18).
Times change, these five previously-named wards have their respective divisions which are numbered 1-18 with the exceptions of wards 7, 11 and 17 that makes this district consists of 15 wards.
- "HCMC's Population and population density in 2010 by district". HCMC Office of Statistics. Retrieved Feb 4, 2014.
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