Alian District

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Coordinates: 22°53′N 120°20′E / 22.883°N 120.333°E / 22.883; 120.333

Alian

阿蓮區
Alian District[1]
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Alian is located in Taiwan
Alian
Alian
Location in Taiwan
Coordinates: 22°53′N 120°20′E / 22.883°N 120.333°E / 22.883; 120.333
Country Republic of China (Taiwan)
Special municipalityKaohsiung
Population
 (January 2016)
 • Total29,297
Time zone+8

Alian District (Chinese: 阿蓮區; pinyin: Ālián Qū; Wade–Giles: A1-lien2 Ch'ü1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: A-lian-khu) is a rural district in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

History[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

The district is located at the northeast side of Kaohsiung Plain on the north end of the western territory of Kaohsiung City, between the Erren River and the Agongdian River.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district consists of Shian, Zhonglu, Fengshan, Ganghou, Gangshan, Alian, Qinglian, Helian, Jingqi, Fuan, Yuku and Nanlian Village.[3]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

The district is connected to Tainan at Xinhua District through the Provincial Highway 39.

Notable natives[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glossary of Names for Admin Divisions" (PDF). placesearch.moi.gov.tw. Ministry of Interior of the ROC. Retrieved 12 June 2015.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Welcome to Alian District Office". Alian-en.kcg.gov.tw. 2010-11-19. Archived from the original on 2014-03-06. Retrieved 2014-05-25.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-11-27. Retrieved 2018-11-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "光德寺全球資訊網". Chingjou.org.tw. Retrieved 2014-05-25.

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