Bali District

Bali District (Chinese: 八里; 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][2]


Bali District
Shoreside in Bali District
Shoreside in Bali District
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
 • Total15.25 sq mi (39.49 km2)
 (January 2016)
 • Total37,711
Time zone+8 (in Chinese)


Map including Bali (labeled as Hachirifun) (1944)
Map including Bali (labeled as Pa-li-fen (Hachirifun) 八里坌) (1950)

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 became a district of New Taipei City.

Administrative divisionsEdit

Bali District administers ten urban villages:[3][4]


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

Shihsanhang Museum of Archaeology

Tourist attractionsEdit



  1. ^ "Bali travel guide of hot destinations(旅遊王TravelKing)–Taiwan travel hotels,New Taipei City tourism,Bali". Retrieved 2014-05-25.
  2. ^ 臺灣歷史地圖 增訂版 [Taiwan Historical Maps, Expanded and Revised Edition] (in Chinese). Taipei: National Museum of Taiwan History. February 2018. p. 120. ISBN 978-986-05-5274-4. 臺北廳行政區域圖 1909年{...}滬尾支廳 小八里坌區
  3. ^ 行政區域. Bali District Office New Taipei City (in Chinese). 24 June 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2019. 八里區的行政區隸屬於新北市,為新北市廿九個區之一,全區又可分為十個里,分別為埤頭、頂罟、舊城、訊塘、荖阡、下罟、長坑、龍源、米倉及大崁,
  4. ^ "2018 Local Elections". Central Election Commission. Retrieved 30 June 2019. Longyuan Vil. Micang Vil. Dakan Vil. Beitou Vil. Dinggu Vil. Jiucheng Vil. Xuntang Vil. Peiqian Vil. Zhangkeng Vil. Xiagu Vil., Chinese version: [1]

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