Thủ Đức District

Thủ Đức is an urban district (quận) in the northeast of Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam. In 1997, the southern part of Thủ Đức was divided to become District 2 and District 9. In 2010, the district had a population of 455,899.[1] It covers an area of 48 km².[1]

Thu Duc District

Quận Thủ Đức
Trường Thọ, Thủ Đức
Trường Thọ, Thủ Đức
Position in HCMC's core
Position in HCMC's core
Thu Duc District is located in Vietnam
Thu Duc District
Thu Duc District
Location of Thu Duc District
Coordinates: 10°48′10″N 106°41′41″E / 10.80278°N 106.69472°E / 10.80278; 106.69472Coordinates: 10°48′10″N 106°41′41″E / 10.80278°N 106.69472°E / 10.80278; 106.69472
Country Vietnam
Centrally governed cityHồ Chí Minh City
Seat43 Nguyễn Văn Bá
Wards12 phường
 • Total47.76 km2 (18.44 sq mi)
 • Total524,670
 • Density11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
 • Main ethnic groupspredominantly Kinh
Time zoneUTC+07 (ICT)
WebsiteOfficial website

Location within Ho Chi Minh CityEdit



Thủ Đức district consists of 12 wards: Linh Đông, Linh Tây, Linh Chiểu, Linh Trung, Linh Xuân, Hiệp Bình Chánh, Hiệp Bình Phước, Tam Phú, Trường Thọ, Bình Chiểu, Bình Thọ, Tam Bình.


Thủ Đức District hosted the Saigon Water Park which has now closed.


It is the location of Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City.


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