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Bali District (Chinese: 八里區; pinyin: Bālǐ Qū; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pat-lí-khu) is a rural district in the northwestern part of New Taipei, Taiwan. In Taiwanese Hokkien, it was known as Pat-lí-hun (八里坌) during the rule of the Qing Dynasty.[1]

Bali

八里區
Bali District
Bali Market
Bali Market
Bali District in New Taipei City
Bali District in New Taipei City
Coordinates: 25°9′N 121°24′E / 25.150°N 121.400°E / 25.150; 121.400
CountryRepublic of China (Taiwan)
CityNew Taipei City
Area
 • Total15.25 sq mi (39.49 km2)
Population
 (January 2016)
 • Total37,711
Time zone+8
Websitewww.bali.ntpc.gov.tw (in Chinese)

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HistoryEdit

During the period of Japanese rule, Bali was called Hachiri village (八里庄), and was governed under Tamsui District of Taihoku Prefecture. After the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Republic of China in 1945, Bali became a rural township of Taipei County. On 25 December 2010, it was upgraded into a district of New Taipei City.

EducationEdit

Bali district has one high school, one municipal middle school, and five elementary schools, including the New Taipei Municipal DaKan Elementary School.

Tourist attractionsEdit

TransportationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bali travel guide of hot destinations(旅遊王TravelKing)–Taiwan travel hotels,New Taipei City tourism,Bali". Travelking.com.tw. Retrieved 2014-05-25.

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Coordinates: 25°09′N 121°24′E / 25.150°N 121.400°E / 25.150; 121.400