Longci District, Tainan

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Coordinates: 22°57′17″N 120°23′00″E / 22.9546°N 120.383323°E / 22.9546; 120.383323

Longci

龍崎區
Longci District
The former Township Hall in Longci
The former Township Hall in Longci
Official logo of Longci
龍崎區公所
Longci District Tainan City
Longci District in Tainan City
Longci District in Tainan City
Location Tainan, Taiwan
Area
 • Total 64 km2 (25 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2018)
 • Total 4,006
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Website longci.tainan.gov.tw/en/Default.aspx
Longci District Office

Longci District[1][2][3][4] (Chinese: 龍崎; Hanyu Pinyin: Lóngqí Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Lóngcí Cyu; Wade–Giles: Lung2-ch'i2 Ch'ü1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Liông-kiā-khu), alternatively spelled Longqi. is a rural district of about 4,195 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

History

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

Administrative divisions

The district consists of Qiding, Tuqi, Zhongkeng, Nankeng, Niupu, Daping, Longchuan and Shicao Village.[5]

Tourist attractions

References

  1. ^ "District Office". Tainan City Government Global Website. 2016-06-03. Retrieved 23 July 2019. Longci District Office
  2. ^ "Geography". Tainan City Longci District Office. Retrieved 23 July 2019. Located southeast of Tainan City on the hilly area of Alishan and occupying a total area of 62.322km2, Longci District neighbors Sinhua District and Zuojhen District to the north, borders Neimen District of Kaohsiung City to the east, links up with Guanmiao District to the west, and connects with Tianliao District of Kaohsiung City to the south.
  3. ^ Longci (Variant - V) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  4. ^ "Taiwan could become hyper-aged within eight years". Taipei Times. 17 April 2018. Retrieved 23 July 2019. New Taipei City’s Pingsi District (平溪), Kaohsiung’s Tianliao District (田寮), Tainan’s Zuojhen District (左鎮), Miaoli County’s Shihtan Township (獅潭) and Tainan’s Longci District (龍崎) were the five cities and townships with the highest elderly populations, it said, adding that elderly people make up 28.57 percent of the population in Pingsi, 27.84 percent in Tianliao, 27.37 percent in Zuojhen, 26.47 percent in Shihtan and 25.97 percent in Longci.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-12-05. Retrieved 2018-12-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-21. Retrieved 2014-02-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External links

  • Official site


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