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District 5, Ho Chi Minh City

District 5
Quận 5
District
District 5 is located in Vietnam
District 5
District 5
Coordinates:
Country  Vietnam
Centrally Governed City Ho Chi Minh
Wards 15 wards
Government
 • People's Council Sử Ngọc Anh
 • People's Committee Huỳnh Thị Thảo
Area
 • Total 4.27 km2 (1.65 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 174,154
 • Density 41,000/km2 (110,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Main ethnic groups Việt, Hoa
Time zone ICT (UTC+07)
Area code(s) 774
Website quan5.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

District 5 (Vietnamese: Quận 5) is an urban district (Quận) of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in South Vietnam. The Chinese community accounts for a significant population in this district. There are several hospitals and high schools, universities in this district.

As of 2010 the district had a population of 174,154 people.[1] The district covers an area of 4.27 km².[2]

There are 15 wards in district 5, from Ward 1 to Ward 15.

Famous places

  • Windsor Plaza Hotel (5 stars), the current highest building in District 5 [3]
  • Hải Thượng Lãn Ông historic quarter (selling Chinese and Vietnamese herbs).
  • Đại Thế Giới Water Park [4]
  • District 5 Cultural Centre [5]
  • Kim Biên market (selling chemical substances)
  • An Đông market

Idioms

Eat in District 5, Live in District 3 and Play in District 1.

Location within Ho Chi Minh City

Position in the metropolitan area of HCMC Position in HCMC's core

References

  1. ^ http://www.pso.hochiminhcity.gov.vn/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=5fdc62bc-0523-453a-b596-57ad36af9831&groupId=18
  2. ^ http://www.quan5.hochiminhcity.gov.vn/gioithieu/lists/posts/post.aspx?Source=/gioithieu&Category=%C4%90%E1%BB%8Ba+l%C3%BD&ItemID=2&Mode=1
  3. ^ http://www.windsorplazahotel.com/index.php?lang=vi
  4. ^ http://daithegioiwaterpark.com.vn/
  5. ^ http://www.quan5.hochiminhcity.gov.vn/tintuc/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=f73cebc3-9669-400e-b5fd-9e63a89949f0&ID=1043


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