Thủ Đức District

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Thủ Đức District

Quận Thủ Đức
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Trường Thọ, Thủ Đức
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Position in HCMC's core
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Thủ Đức District
Location of Thủ Đức District
Coordinates: 10°48′10″N106°41′41″E / 10.80278°N 106.69472°E / 10.80278; 106.69472 Coordinates: 10°48′10″N106°41′41″E / 10.80278°N 106.69472°E / 10.80278; 106.69472
CountryFlag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam
Centrally governed city Hồ Chí Minh City
Seat43 Nguyễn Văn Bá
Wards12 phường
Area
  Total47.76 km2 (18.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
  Total524,670
  Density11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Demographics
  Main ethnic groupspredominantly Kinh
Time zone UTC+07 (ICT)
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]

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Location within Ho Chi Minh City

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Administration

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 and Tam Bình.

Amenities

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

Education

It is the location of Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City.

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References

  1. 1 2 "HCMC's Population and population density in 2010 by district". HCMC Office of Statistics. Retrieved Feb 4, 2014.