Shanlin District

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Coordinates: 23°00′02″N 120°33′45″E / 23.000432°N 120.562538°E / 23.000432; 120.562538

Shanlin

杉林區
Shanlin District [1]
Shanlin District in Kaohsiung City
Shanlin District in Kaohsiung City
Country Taiwan
Region Southern Taiwan
Population
 (January 2016)
 • Total 12,382
Website Official Website (in Chinese)

Shanlin District (Chinese: 杉林區; pinyin: Shānlín Qū) is a suburban district of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan. Hakka is one of the major population in this area.

History

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

Quick facts

Administrative divisions

The district is divided into Shanlin, Muzi, Jilai, Xinzhuang, Shangping, Yuemei, Yuemei and Da'ai Village.[2]

Tourist attractions

Transportation

A shuttle taxi system named Happy Taxi was introduced to both Yuemei Villages of the district on 27 May 2019, the first public transport in the district.[3]

Notable natives

See also

References

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ https://www.cec.gov.tw/pc/en/TV/nm64000003400000000.html
  3. ^ "Breaking through 50-year Plight of No Public Transport in Remote Townships with "Happy Taxi" in the Model City of Taiwan". Transportation Bureau of Kaohsiung City Government. 14 June 2019. Retrieved 15 July 2019.

External links

  • Shanlin District Office, Kaohsiung City


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