Gò Vấp District

Go Vap District
Quận Gò Vấp
Urban district

Position in HCMC's core
Go Vap District

Location in Vietnam

Coordinates: 10°50′30″N 106°40′00″E / 10.84167°N 106.66667°E / 10.84167; 106.66667Coordinates: 10°50′30″N 106°40′00″E / 10.84167°N 106.66667°E / 10.84167; 106.66667
Country  Vietnam
Centrally governed city Ho Chi Minh City
Seat 19 Quang Trung
Wards 16 wards
  Total 20 km2 (8 sq mi)
  Total 548,145
  Density 27,000/km2 (71,000/sq mi)
  Main ethnic groups predominantly Kinh
Time zone ICT (UTC+07)
Website govap.hochiminhcity.gov.vn

Gò Vấp, is an urban district located in North and North West of Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam. In July 1976, two wards (Bình Hòa and Thạnh Mỹ Tây) split from Gò Vấp District to create Bình Thạnh District. Later, the ward of Mỹ Bình joined Củ Chi District; Nha Binh, Thành Lộc, An Phú Đông and Tân Thới Hiệp joined Hóc Môn District. Gò Vấp District now consists of 16 wards and is mostly residential. As of 2010, the district had a population of 548,145. It covers an area of 20 km².[1]

Go Vap is divided into 20 wards. They are wards 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17.


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