District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

District 3
Quận 3
Urban district

Position in HCMC's core
District 3

Location in Vietnam

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
Wards 14 phường
  Total 5 km2 (2 sq mi)
  Total 188,945
  Density 38,000/km2 (98,000/sq mi)
  Main ethnic groups predominantly Kinh
Time zone ICT (UTC+07)
Website quan3.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

District 3 (Vietnamese: Quận 3) is an urban district of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam. As of 2010, the district had a population of 188,945, a total area of 5 km².[1] It is divided into 14 small subsets which are called wards (phường), numbered from Ward 1 to Ward 14.

Some notable offices are located in District 3 such as the Consulate of Germany (126 Nguyen Dinh Chieu).[2]

Geographical location

This district borders District 1, Phú Nhuận District, District 10, Tân Bình District.

It is the location of Xá Lợi Pagoda, the largest in the city. The Vĩnh Nghiêm Pagoda is also located in District 3. There are many French-style villas in this district.


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