District 8, Ho Chi Minh City

District 8 (Vietnamese: Quận 8) is an urban district (quận) of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam.

District 8
Quận 8
Position in HCMC's core
Position in HCMC's core
District 8 is located in Vietnam
District 8
District 8
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°43′24″N 106°37′40″E / 10.72333°N 106.62778°E / 10.72333; 106.62778Coordinates: 10°43′24″N 106°37′40″E / 10.72333°N 106.62778°E / 10.72333; 106.62778
Country Vietnam
Centrally governed cityHo Chi Minh City
Seat4 Phạm Thế Hiển
Wards16 phường
 • Total19 km2 (7 sq mi)
 • Total451,290
 • Density24,000/km2 (62,000/sq mi)
 • Main ethnic groupspredominantly Kinh
Time zoneUTC+07 (ICT)

As of 2010, the district had a population of 418,961 and an area of 19 km2 (7.3 sq mi).[1] It is divided into 16 small subsets called wards (phường), numbered from Ward 1 to Ward 16.

Geographical locationEdit

District 8 borders District 5 and District 6 to the north, District 4 and District 7 to the east, Bình Chánh District to the south, and Bình Tân District to the west.

Map showing the location of District 8 within metropolitan Ho Chi Minh City


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