Dali District

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Dali
大里區
District
Dali District
Skyline of Dali
Location in Taichung
Location in Taichung
Country Taiwan
Special municipality Taichung
Area
 • Total 28.88 km2 (11.15 sq mi)
Population (January 2016)
 • Total 208,571 people
Time zone UTC+8
Website http://www.dali.taichung.gov.tw/
Dali District office

Dali District (Chinese: 大里區; pinyin: Dàlǐ Qū) is an inner city district in Taichung, Taiwan.

Name

The name "Dali" originates from Tai-li-khit (Chinese: 大里杙; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tāi-lí-khi̍t), where Tai-li refers to the Hoanya aborigines and khit refers to a bamboo raft's toon.

History

Dali used to be a county-controlled city of Taichung County from 1 November 1993 until 25 December 2010, when it became a district.

Administrative divisions

Tunghu, Xihu, Dali, Xinli, Guoguang, Shuwang, Xiangxing, Neixin, Zhongxin, Tungsheng, Dayuan, Jiatian, Renhua, Rende, Jianmin, Tucheng, Tungxing, Daming, Yonglong, Rixin, Xirong, Zhangrong, Jincheng, Liren, Lide, Xinren and Ruicheng Village.

Education

Universities

Junior high schools

  • Cheng Kong Junior High School

Senior high schools

Tourist attractions

Transportation

Notable residents

Hospital

References

Coordinates: 24°05′30″N 120°41′30″E / 24.09167°N 120.69167°E / 24.09167; 120.69167

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