District 3

District 3
Quận 3
—  District  —
District 3 is located in Vietnam
District 3
Coordinates: 10°46′32″N 106°41′49″E / 10.77556°N 106.69694°E / 10.77556; 106.69694Coordinates: 10°46′32″N 106°41′49″E / 10.77556°N 106.69694°E / 10.77556; 106.69694
Country  Vietnam
Centrally Governed City Ho Chi Minh
Seat 183 Cach Mang Thang Tam str.
Wards 14 phường
Government
 - People's Council
 - People's Committee
Area
 - Total 4.9 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Population
 - Total 224,000
 - Density 45,714.3/km2 (118,399.5/sq mi)
Demographics
 - Main ethnic groups predominanly Kinh
Time zone ICT (UTC+07)
Website quan3.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

District 3 (Vietnamese: Quận 3) is an urban district (quận) of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 247,767.[1] The district covers an area of 5 km².[1]

Location within Ho Chi Minh City

Position in the metropolitan area of HCMC Position in HCMC's core

This district borders District 1, Phu Nhuan District, District 10, Tan Binh District. There are many French style villas in this district.

It is the location of Xa Loi Pagoda, the largest in the city. The Jade Emperor Pagoda and the Vinh Nghiem Pagoda are also located in District 3.


References

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Vietnam". Statoids. http://www.statoids.com/yvn.html. Retrieved March 20, 2009. 

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