Yanchao District

22°47′22″N 120°22′09″E / 22.789318°N 120.369102°E / 22.789318; 120.369102

Yanchao District (Chinese: 燕巢區; pinyin: Yàncháo Qū; Wade–Giles: Yen4-ch'ao2 Ch'ü1) is a district of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

Yanchao District [1]
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Yanchao District in Kaohsiung City
Yanchao District in Kaohsiung City
RegionSouthern Taiwan
 (March 2023)
 • Total28,900
Websiteyanchao.kcg.gov.tw Edit this at Wikidata


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

Administrative divisionsEdit

The district consists of Jianshan, Qionglin, Anzhao, Jiaoxiu, Fengxiong, Jinshan, Tungyan, Nanyan, Xiyan, Hengshan and Shenshui Village.[2]


Tourist attractionsEdit


Yanchao is served by Freeways 1, 3, and 10, Provincial Highway 22, and City Route 186.

Notable nativesEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Glossary of Names for Admin Divisions" (PDF). placesearch.moi.gov.tw. Ministry of Interior of the ROC. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  2. ^ https://www.cec.gov.tw/pc/en/TV/nm64000002100000000.html[bare URL]
  3. ^ http://www.yenchao.gov.tw/En/Tourism.asp

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