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Dali District (Chinese: 大里區; pinyin: Dàlǐ Qū) is an inner city district in Taichung, Taiwan.

Dali

大里區
Dali District
Taichung Software Park in Dali District
Taichung Software Park in Dali District
Location in Taichung
Location in Taichung
CountryTaiwan
Special municipalityTaichung
Area
 • Total28.88 km2 (11.15 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2016)
 • Total208,571 people
Time zoneUTC+8
Websitehttp://www.dali.taichung.gov.tw/
Dali District office

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NameEdit

The name "Dali" originates from Tai-li-khit (Chinese: 大里杙; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tāi-lí-khi̍t), where Tai-li refers to the Hoanya aborigines and khit refers to a bamboo raft's toon.

HistoryEdit

Dali used to be a county-controlled city of Taichung County from 1 November 1993 until 25 December 2010, when it became a district.

Administrative divisionsEdit

Tunghu, Xihu, Dali, Xinli, Guoguang, Shuwang, Xiangxing, Neixin, Zhongxin, Tungsheng, Dayuan, Jiatian, Renhua, Rende, Jianmin, Tucheng, Tungxing, Daming, Yonglong, Rixin, Xirong, Zhangrong, Jincheng, Liren, Lide, Xinren and Ruicheng Village.

EducationEdit

Tourist attractionsEdit

  • Museum of Fiber Arts

TransportationEdit

Notable residentsEdit

HospitalEdit

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 24°05′30″N 120°41′30″E / 24.09167°N 120.69167°E / 24.09167; 120.69167