Thủ Đức District
|Thu Duc District
Quận Thủ Đức
Trường Thọ, Thủ Đức
Position in HCMC's core
|Centrally governed city||Hồ Chí Minh City|
|Seat||43 Nguyễn Văn Bá|
|• Total||47.76 km2 (18.44 sq mi)|
|• Density||9,500/km2 (25,000/sq mi)|
|• Main ethnic groups||predominantly Kinh|
|Time zone||ICT (UTC+07)|
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. It covers an area of 48 km².
Location within Ho Chi Minh City
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.
Thủ Đức District hosted the Saigon Water Park which has now closed.
It is the location of Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City.
- "HCMC's Population and population density in 2010 by district". HCMC Office of Statistics. Retrieved Feb 4, 2014.
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