Hải Châu District

Hải Châu is an urban district (quận) of Da Nang in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. This is the administrative, cultural and commercial center of the city. The city hall, the main theater and main market are located in Hải Châu. Da Nang International Airport is just about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) away from the district's center.

Hải Châu District
Quận Hải Châu
Hải Châu District Executive Committee of the Communist Party
Hải Châu District Executive Committee of the Communist Party
Administration map of the district
Administration map of the district
Country Vietnam
RegionSouth Central Coast
MunicipalityDa Nang
CapitalDa Nang
Area
 • Total8 sq mi (21 km2)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total221,324
Time zoneUTC+07:00 (Indochina Time)

AdministrationEdit

Hải Châu is one of the central districts of Da Nang. Da Nang Bay lies north of the district, Thanh Khê District lies to the west, Sơn Trà and Ngũ Hành Sơn Districts lie to the east, and Cẩm Lệ District lies to the west and south.

Hải Châu is administratively divided into 13 ward (phường):

  • Hải Châu 1
  • Hải Châu 2
  • Thạch Thang
  • Thanh Bình
  • Thuận Phước
  • Hòa Thuận Đông
  • Hòa Thuận Tây
  • Nam Dương
  • Phước Ninh
  • Bình Thuận
  • Bình Hiên
  • Hòa Cường Bắc
  • Hòa Cường Nam

As of 2003 the district had a population of 197,118.[1] The district covers an area of 21 km². The district capital lies at Phước Ninh ward.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. Retrieved March 20, 2009.

Coordinates: 16°03′38″N 108°11′46″E / 16.06056°N 108.19611°E / 16.06056; 108.19611