District 5, Ho Chi Minh City

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District 5

Quận 5
District 5 is located in Vietnam
District 5
District 5
Coordinates: 10°46′55″N 106°41′7″E / 10.78194°N 106.68528°E / 10.78194; 106.68528Coordinates: 10°46′55″N 106°41′7″E / 10.78194°N 106.68528°E / 10.78194; 106.68528
Country Vietnam
Centrally Governed CityHo Chi Minh
Wards15 wards
Government
 • People's CouncilVõ Tiến Sĩ
 • People's CommitteeHuỳnh Thị Thảo
Area
 • Total4.27 km2 (1.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total187,510
 • Density44,000/km2 (110,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Main ethnic groupsViệt, Hoa
Time zoneUTC+07 (ICT)
Area code(s)774
Websitequan5.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

District 5 (Vietnamese: Quận 5) is an urban district (Quận) of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam. The Chinese community accounts for a significant population in this district. There are several hospitals, high schools and universities in this district.

As of 2010 the district had a population of 174,154 people.[1] The district covers an area of 4.27 km².[2]

There are 15 wards in district 5, from Ward 1 to Ward 15.

Famous places[edit]

  • Cholon, the Chinatown of Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Windsor Plaza Hotel (5 stars), the current highest building in District 5 [3]
  • Hải Thượng Lãn Ông historic quarter (selling Chinese and Vietnamese herbs).
  • Đại Thế Giới Water Park [4]
  • District 5 Cultural Centre [5]
  • Kim Biên market (selling chemical substances)
  • An Đông market

Idioms[edit]

Eat in District Five, Live in District Three and See in District One.

Location within Ho Chi Minh City[edit]

Position in the metropolitan area of HCMC Position in HCMC's core

High Schools and Universities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.pso.hochiminhcity.gov.vn/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=5fdc62bc-0523-453a-b596-57ad36af9831&groupId=18
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-24. Retrieved 2013-10-17.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.windsorplazahotel.com/index.php?lang=vi
  4. ^ http://daithegioiwaterpark.com.vn/
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-19. Retrieved 2013-10-17.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)