Jiangjun District

Coordinates: 23°12′34.9″N 120°7′35.8″E / 23.209694°N 120.126611°E / 23.209694; 120.126611

Jiangjun District (Chinese: 將軍區; Hanyu Pinyin: Jiāngjūn Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Jiangjyun Cyu; Wade–Giles: Chiang1-chün1 Ch'ü1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chiong-kun-khu) is a rural district of about 20,568 residents in Tainan, Taiwan. Its Chinese name translates to "general officer".

Jiangjun
將軍區
Jiangjyun
Jiangjun District
Kunshen in Jiangjun District, surrounded on all sides by waterways
Kunshen in Jiangjun District, surrounded on all sides by waterways
Jiangjun District in Tainan City
Jiangjun District in Tainan City
LocationTainan, Taiwan
Area
 • Total42 km2 (16 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2018)
 • Total19,703
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Websitejiangjun.tainan.gov.tw/en/ Edit this at Wikidata
Salt ponds in Jiangjun District

HistoryEdit

After the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Republic of China in 1945, Jiangjun was organized as a rural township of Tainan County. On 25 December 2010, Tainan County was merged with Tainan City and Jiangjun was upgraded to a district of the city.

GeographyEdit

Jiangjun is located on the west coast of Taiwan, and has a harbor and a beach. Its population as of 2016 is 20,286.

Administrative divisionsEdit

Zhangrong, Xihua, Xihe, Zhongxing, Jiachang, Baoyuan, Linghe, Renhe, Beipu, Jiangfu, Jianggui, Sanji, Yushan, Guangshan, Zhangsha, Pingsha, Kunshen and Kunming Village.

Tourist attractionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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