|Neimen District |
Neimen District in Kaohsiung City
|Website||Official Website (in Chinese)|
Neimen District (Chinese: 內門區; pinyin: Nèimén Qū) is a rural district of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan. Neimen is located in the mountainous area with very little flat land. Qishan River passes through the Neimen district. The whole district is under water reserve protection. The climate of Neimen belongs to the tropical monsoon climate.
After the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Republic of China in 1945, Neimen was organized as a rural township of Kaohsiung County. On 25 December 2010, Kaohsiung County was merged with Kaohsiung City and Neimen was upgraded to a district of the city.
The district consists of Gouping, Jinzhu, Yongfu, Yongji, Yongxing, Shikeng, Neimen, Neili, Guanting, Zhongpu, Neitung, Neinan, Tungpu, Sanping, Muzha, Neixing, Ruishan and Guangxing Village.
The major occupation in the district is farming. However, the district is also famous for its roadside banquet culture.
- "Glossary of Names for Admin Divisions" (PDF). placesearch.moi.gov.tw. Ministry of Interior of the ROC. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 August 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2015.