District 5, Ho Chi Minh City

District 5
Quận 5
District 5
Coordinates: 10°46′55″N 106°41′7″E / 10.78194°N 106.68528°E / 10.78194; 106.68528Coordinates: 10°46′55″N 106°41′7″E / 10.78194°N 106.68528°E / 10.78194; 106.68528
Country  Vietnam
Centrally Governed City Ho Chi Minh
Wards 15 wards
  People's Council Võ Tiến Sĩ
  People's Committee Huỳnh Thị Thảo
  Total 4.27 km2 (1.65 sq mi)
Population (2010)
  Total 174,154
  Density 41,000/km2 (110,000/sq mi)
  Main ethnic groups Việt, Hoa
Time zone ICT (UTC+07)
Area code(s) 774
Website quan5.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

District 5 (Vietnamese: Quận 5) is an urban district (Quận) of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in South Vietnam. The Chinese community accounts for a significant population in this district. There are several hospitals, high schools and universities in this district.

As of 2010 the district had a population of 174,154 people.[1] The district covers an area of 4.27 km².[2]

There are 15 wards in district 5, from Ward 1 to Ward 15.

Famous places

  • Windsor Plaza Hotel (5 stars), the current highest building in District 5 [3]
  • Hải Thượng Lãn Ông historic quarter (selling Chinese and Vietnamese herbs).
  • Đại Thế Giới Water Park [4]
  • District 5 Cultural Centre [5]
  • Kim Biên market (selling chemical substances)
  • An Đông market


Eat in District Five, Live in District Three and See in District One.

Location within Ho Chi Minh City

High Schools and Universities


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