District 5, Ho Chi Minh City

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

District 5
Quận 5
District 5, August 2007
District 5, August 2007
District 5 is located in Ho Chi Minh City
District 5
District 5
District 5 is located in Vietnam
District 5
District 5
Coordinates: 10°45′22″N 106°40′1″E / 10.75611°N 106.66694°E / 10.75611; 106.66694Coordinates: 10°45′22″N 106°40′1″E / 10.75611°N 106.66694°E / 10.75611; 106.66694
Country Vietnam
Centrally Governed CityHo Chi Minh
Wards15 wards
Government
 • People's CouncilVõ Tiến Sĩ
 • People's CommitteeHuỳnh Thị Thảo
Area
 • Total4.27 km2 (1.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total187,510
 • Density44,000/km2 (110,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Main ethnic groupsViệt, Hoa
Time zoneUTC+07 (ICT)
Area code774
Websitequan5.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

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 placesEdit

  • Cholon, the Chinatown of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Windsor Plaza Hotel (5 stars), the current tallest 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

IdiomsEdit

Eat in District Five, Live in District Three and See in District One.

Location within Ho Chi Minh CityEdit

   

High Schools and UniversitiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.pso.hochiminhcity.gov.vn/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=5fdc62bc-0523-453a-b596-57ad36af9831&groupId=18[bare URL PDF]
  2. ^ "Giới thiệu". Archived from the original on 2014-09-24. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  3. ^ "Khách sạn 5 sao Windsor Plaza ( Sài Gòn ) - Tp.HCM, Việt Nam". www.windsorplazahotel.com. Archived from the original on 2012-01-04.
  4. ^ "Welcome to Dai the Gioi - WaterPark". Archived from the original on 2011-05-28. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
  5. ^ "Trung tâm Văn hóa quận 5 - 105 Trần Hưng Đạo - phường 6 quận 5 - Tin tức sự kiện". Archived from the original on 2015-02-19. Retrieved 2013-10-17.