Thủ Đức District

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Thu Duc District
Quận Thủ Đức
District
Position in HCMC's core
Position in HCMC's core
Thu Duc District is located in Vietnam
Thu Duc District
Thu Duc District
Location of Thu Duc District
Coordinates: 10°48′10″N 106°41′41″E / 10.80278°N 106.69472°E / 10.80278; 106.69472Coordinates: 10°48′10″N 106°41′41″E / 10.80278°N 106.69472°E / 10.80278; 106.69472
Country  Vietnam
Centrally governed city Hồ Chí Minh City
Seat 43 Nguyễn Văn Bá
Wards 12 phường
Area
 • Total 47.76 km2 (18.44 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 455,899
 • Density 9,500/km2 (25,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Main ethnic groups predominantly Kinh
Time zone ICT (UTC+07)
Website Official website

Thủ Đức is an urban district (quận) in the northeast of Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam. In 1997, the southern part of Thủ Đức was divided to become District 2 and District 9. In 2010, the district had a population of 455,899.[1] It covers an area of 48 km².[1]

Location within Ho Chi Minh City[edit]

Position in the metropolitan area of HCMC

Administration[edit]

Thủ Đức district consists of 12 wards: Linh Đông, Linh Tây, Linh Chiểu, Linh Trung, Linh Xuân, Hiệp Bình Chánh, Hiệp Bình Phước, Tam Phú, Trường Thọ, Bình Chiểu, Bình Thọ, Tam Bình.

Amenities[edit]

Thủ Đức District hosted the Saigon Water Park which has now closed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "HCMC's Population and population density in 2010 by district". HCMC Office of Statistics. Retrieved Feb 4, 2014.