District 7, Ho Chi Minh City

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District 7
Quận 7
Urban district
District 7 is located in Vietnam
District 7
District 7
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°44′19″N 106°43′35″E / 10.73861°N 106.72639°E / 10.73861; 106.72639Coordinates: 10°44′19″N 106°43′35″E / 10.73861°N 106.72639°E / 10.73861; 106.72639
Country  Vietnam
Centrally Governed City Ho Chi Minh City
Seat 1362 Huỳnh Tấn Phát St, Phú Mỹ ward
Wards 10 phường
Area
 • Total 35.76 km2 (13.81 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 274,828
 • Density 7,700/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Main ethnic groups predominantly Kinh
Time zone ICT (UTC+07)
Website quan7.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

District 7 (Quận 7) is an urban district of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam. As of 2010, the district had a population of 274,828, an area of 36 km².[1][1]

District 7 is connected to District 2 by the Phú Mỹ Bridge, which opened in September 2009.

Map showing the location of District 7 within metropolitan Ho Chi Minh City

Administration[edit]

District 7 consists of 10 wards (phường):

  • Bình Thuận
  • Phú Mỹ
  • Phú Thuận
  • Tân Hưng
  • Tân Kiểng
  • Tân Phong
  • Tân Phú
  • Tân Quy
  • Tân Thuận Đông
  • Tân Thuận Tây

Education[edit]

Primary and secondary schools[edit]

The Saigon South International School is in District 7.[2]

The Canadian International School and Bilingual Canadian International School are in District 7. They have over 1600 students between the two campuses. CIS is a Diploma Programme School.

The Japanese School in Ho Chi Minh City (ホーチミン日本人学校), the Japanese international school, is located in Tân Phú, District 7.[3] The Ho Chi Minh City Japanese Supplementary School is held in the same district.[4]

Korean International School, HCMC is located in Tan Phu, District 7.[5]

Taipei School in Ho Chi Minh City is located in Tan Phu, District 7.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "HCMC's Population and population density in 2010 by district". HCMC Office of Statistics. Retrieved Feb 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Contact Us." Saigon South International School. Retrieved on August 17, 2015. "78 Nguyen Duc Canh Tan Phong Ward, District 7 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam"
  3. ^ "学校の概要." The Japanese School in Ho Chi Minh City. Retrieved on 23 January 2015. "Saigon South, Block M9,Tan Phu Street, Tan Phu Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam"
  4. ^ "アジアの補習授業校一覧" (Archive). MEXT. March 28, 2005. "Khu do thi Nam SaiGon, LoM9. P Tan Phu, Dist, 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Num" Retrieved on April 9, 2015. The old website of the hoshuko
  5. ^ "Korean School Information - 호치민한국학교" (Archive). Overseas Korean Educational Institutions. May 5, 2004. Retrieved on September 22, 2015.
  6. ^ Home page. Taipei School in Ho Chi Minh City. Retrieved on January 10, 2016. "Lo S3, Khu A, Do Thi Moi, Nam TP, P. Tan Phu, Q.7, HCMC"