Yancheng District, Kaohsiung

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Yancheng
鹽埕區
District
Yancheng District [1]
Dayong Road, Kaohsiung City.JPG
Yancheng District in Kaohsiung City
Yancheng District in Kaohsiung City
Coordinates: 22°38′N 120°18′E / 22.633°N 120.300°E / 22.633; 120.300Coordinates: 22°38′N 120°18′E / 22.633°N 120.300°E / 22.633; 120.300
Country Taiwan
Region Southern Taiwan
Population (January 2016)
 • Total 24,997
Website Official Website (in Chinese)
Yancheng District office

Yancheng District (Chinese: 鹽埕區; pinyin: Yánchéng Qū; Wade–Giles: Yen2-ch'eng2 Ch'ü1) is a district in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. It is the smallest district in Kaohsiung City. It has been the least populous district of Kaohsiung since 2004. Yancheng District is also an old town of Kaohsiung.[2]

Geography

  • Area: 1.416 square kilometres (0.547 sq mi)
  • Population: 24,997 (January 2016)

Administrative divisions

Yancheng district consists of 21 villages.

Government

The representative for Yancheng on the city council is Lee Chiao-Ju.[3]

Tourist attractions

Transportation

The district is accessible from Yanchengpu Station of the Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit.

Notable natives

References

  1. ^ "Glossary of Names for Admin Divisions" (PDF). placesearch.moi.gov.tw. Ministry of Interior of the ROC. Retrieved 12 June 2015. [dead link]
  2. ^ 高雄市鹽埕區公所 (June 8, 2016). "高雄市鹽埕區公所".
  3. ^ "4.Members Introduction: Lee, Chiao-Ju". Kaohsiung City Council. Retrieved 22 February 2017.

External links

  • Yancheng District Office, Kaohsiung City (Chinese)
  • Presentation for the 2012 Most Livable International Cities Contest
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