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Coordinates: 22°30′N 120°24′E / 22.5°N 120.4°E / 22.5; 120.4

Linyuan

林園區
Linyuan District [1]
Linyuan District
Linyuan District
Linyuan District in Kaohsiung City
Linyuan District in Kaohsiung City
CountryTaiwan
RegionSouthern Taiwan
Population
 (January 2016)
 • Total70,423
Websitelinyuan-en.kcg.gov.tw

Linyuan District (Chinese: 林園區; pinyin: Línyuán Qū) is a suburban district of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It has 70,423 inhabitants in 2016. It is the southernmost district of the city.[2]

HistoryEdit

The prehistory era of the district can be traced back to the artifacts found at the Fengbitou Archaeological Site.

Republic of ChinaEdit

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

GeographyEdit

This district is part of Kaohsiung built up area which encompasses 10 cities (or districts) out of 18 in official Kaohsiung Metro Area.

Administrative divisionsEdit

The district consists of Beishan, Dingcuo, Fengyun, Gangpu, Gangzui, Gongcuo, Guangying, Linjia, Linnei, Linyuan, Renai, Tantou, Tunglin, Tungshan, Wanggong, Wenxian, Wufu, Xishan, Xixi, Xizhou, Zhongcuo, Zhongmen, Zhongshan and Zhongyun Village.[3]

Tourist attractionsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Glossary of Names for Admin Divisions" (PDF). placesearch.moi.gov.tw. Ministry of Interior of the ROC. Retrieved 12 June 2015.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-06. Retrieved 2014-01-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ https://www.cec.gov.tw/pc/en/TV/nm64000001300000000.html

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