Kaohsiung metropolitan area

Kaohsiung metropolitan area (Chinese: 高雄都會區; pinyin: Gāoxióng Dūhuì Qū) is the urban area of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan.

Kaohsiung metropolitan area
Kaohsiung skyline
Kaohsiung skyline
Kaohsiung metropolitan CPA definition.svg
Coordinates: 22°38′N 120°20′E / 22.633°N 120.333°E / 22.633; 120.333Coordinates: 22°38′N 120°20′E / 22.633°N 120.333°E / 22.633; 120.333
CountryTaiwan
Major CitiesKaohsiung
Area
 • Metro
1,329.8498 km2 (513.4579 sq mi)
Population
 (End of June 2018)
 • Metro
3,023,225
 • Metro density2,272.05/km2 (5,884.6/sq mi)

DefinitionEdit

According to the definition of metropolitan areas formerly used by the Republic of China (Taiwan) government, Kaohsiung metropolitan area included the following areas:

Kaohsiung City (core city) Pingtung County

However, since the merger of Kaohsiung City and the former Kaohsiung County on 25 December 2010, the term is no longer in official usage.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 「中華民國統計地區標準分類」自99年12月25日起停止適用 (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-04.