District 9, Ho Chi Minh City

District 9 (Vietnamese: Quận 9) is an urban district (quận) of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam. As of 2010, the district had a population of 263,486, and an area of 114 km².[1]

District 9

Quận 9
Position in HCMC's core
District 9
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°49′49″N 106°49′3″E
Country Vietnam
Centrally governed cityHo Chi Minh City
Wards13 phường
Area
  Total114 km2 (44 sq mi)
Population
  Total263,486
  Density2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Demographics
  Main ethnic groupspredominantly Kinh
Time zoneUTC+07 (ICT)
Websitequan9.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

Geographical location


District 9 borders Đồng Nai Province to the east, Bình Dương Province to the west, District 2 to the south, and Thủ Đức District to the west.

Administration

District 9 consists of 13 wards (phường):

  • Phước Long A
  • Phước Long B
  • Tăng Nhơn Phú A
  • Tăng Nhơn Phú B
  • Long Trường
  • Trường Thạnh
  • Phước Bình
  • Tân Phú
  • Hiệp Phú
  • Long Thạnh Mỹ
  • Long Bình
  • Long Phước
  • Phú Hữu

Education

Lycée Français International Marguerite Duras, the French international school, is in Long Bình, District 9.[2]

References

  1. "HCMC's Population and population density in 2010 by district". HCMC Office of Statistics. Retrieved Feb 4, 2014.
  2. "Contacts Archived 2015-02-01 at the Wayback Machine." Lycée Français International Marguerite Duras. Retrieved on 23 January 2015. "Route N°11 – Long Binh – District 9 Hô Chi Minh-Ville"


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