Bình Tân District, Ho Chi Minh City

Bình Tân is an urban district of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and is known as a large inner city of migrant workers. In 2010 the district had a population of 611,170, in an area of 52 km².[1] The name is a combination of Bình Hưng Hoà, Bình Trị Đông and Tân Tạo.

Binh Tan District

Quận Bình Tân
Position in HCMC's core
Position in HCMC's core
Binh Tan District is located in Vietnam
Binh Tan District
Binh Tan District
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°51′28″N 106°44′28″E / 10.85778°N 106.74111°E / 10.85778; 106.74111Coordinates: 10°51′28″N 106°44′28″E / 10.85778°N 106.74111°E / 10.85778; 106.74111
Country Vietnam
Centrally governed cityHo Chi Minh City
Wards10 phường
Government
 • People's CommitteeHuỳnh Văn Chính
Area
 • Total52 km2 (20 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total702,650
 • Density14,000/km2 (35,000/sq mi)
Demographics
Time zoneUTC+07 (ICT)
Websitebinhtan.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

Geographical locationEdit

 
Bình Tân district borders District 12 and Hóc Môn District to the north, District 8 and Bình Chánh District to the south, District 6, District 8 and Tân Bình District to the east, and Bình Chánh District to the west.

AdministrationEdit

Bình Tân district consists of ten wards:

  • Bình Hưng Hòa
  • Bình Hưng Hòa A
  • Bình Hưng Hòa B
  • Bình Trị Đông
  • Bình Trị Đông A
  • Bình Trị Đông B
  • Tân Tạo
  • Tân Tạo A
  • An Lạc
  • An Lạc A

HealthcareEdit

Located in Binh Tan district, Hoa Lam-Shangri-La Healthcare Techpark is the first healthcare park in Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam with 1,700 bed capacity. There are two commissioned hospitals, including City International Hospital and Gia An 115 Hospital serving a population of 700 thousands in the region, from primary care to tertiary care.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "HCMC's Population and population density in 2010 by district". HCMC Office of Statistics. Archived from the original on July 5, 2017. Retrieved Feb 4, 2014.