West District, Chiayi

Coordinates: 23°29′01″N 120°25′20″E / 23.483716°N 120.422317°E / 23.483716; 120.422317

West District (Chinese: 西區; pinyin: Xī Qū; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Se-khu) is a district in west Chiayi City, Taiwan.

West District
西區
Central Fountain in West District
Central Fountain in West District
West District in Chiayi City
West District in Chiayi City
LocationChiayi City, Taiwan
Urban villages ()45[1]
Government
 • Leader (區長)Huang Hao-Chun (黃浩君)
Area
 • Total29.87 km2 (11.53 sq mi)
Population
 (September 2019)[2]
 • Total146,905
 • Density4,900/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (National Standard Time)
Postal code
600
Websitewest.chiayi.gov.tw Edit this at Wikidata (in Chinese)

HistoryEdit

 
Map of the region including the area of today's West District, Chiayi (1950)
 
Map of the city including the area of today's West District, Chiayi (1950s)
 
Chiayi City in 1946-1950

The West District was established on 6 October 1990.[3][4]

Administrative divisionsEdit

Since February 1, 2010, West District has been divided into forty-five urban villages:[1][5]

  • (長榮聯合里)
    • Shuyuan (書院里), Yonghe (永和里), Xinfu (新富里), Wenhua (文化里), Xirong (西榮里), Fanshe[6] (番社里), Guohua (國華里)
  • (竹園聯合里)
    • Daxi (大溪里), Zhuanyao (磚磘里), Fuquan (福全里), Fuan (福安里), Xinxi (新西里), Gangping (港坪里), Tougang (頭港里), Xiping (西平里), Liucuo (劉厝里)
  • (八掌聯合里)
    • Ziqiang (自強里), Meiyuan (美源里), Hunei (湖內里), Shizi (獅子里), Hongwa (紅瓦里), Guanglu (光路里), Fumin (福民里), Chedian (車店里), Chuiyang (垂楊里), Peiyuan (培元里), Yuying (育英里), Zhiyuan (致遠里), Cuidai (翠岱里), Daoming (導明里)
  • (北興聯合里)
    • Beirong (北榮里), Qingan (慶安里), Xianghu (香湖里), Zhongxing (重興里), Houyi (後驛里), Hubian (湖邊里), Zhuwei (竹圍里)
  • (北鎮聯合里)
    • Baosheng (保生里), Baoan (保安里), Beixin (北新里), Xincuo (新厝里), Baofu (保福里), Zhucun (竹村里), Beihu (北湖里) and Xiapi[7] (下埤里) Village.

Government institutionsEdit

EducationEdit

Tourist attractionsEdit

TransportationEdit

Notable nativesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Geographic Location". West District Office, Chiayi City. 6 December 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2019. The Jurisdiction of the West Office totals to 29.87 km2; it reduced the villages in the jurisdiction from 55 to 45 on February 1st, 2010.
  2. ^ 各里人口數. 嘉義市西區戶政事務所 West District Household Registration Office, Chiayi City (in Chinese (Taiwan)). Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  3. ^ 沿革簡介. 嘉義市西區區公所 (in Chinese (Taiwan)). 6 January 2017. Retrieved 15 October 2019. 79年10月6日正式成立東、西區區公所,此即為嘉義市西區創始之沿革。
  4. ^ "嘉義市政府全球資訊網".
  5. ^ 里長、里幹事通訊錄. 嘉義市西區區公所 (in Chinese (Taiwan)). Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  6. ^ 端午趣味競賽 吃粽子送茄子-民視新聞. 31 May 2014 – via YouTube.
  7. ^ 嘉義下埤里大排驚見豬屍撈起又是狗. 10 January 2019. Retrieved 14 October 2019 – via YouTube.

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