Alian District

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


Alian District[1]
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Alian is located in Taiwan
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
 (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.


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.


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]


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

Notable natives[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Glossary of Names for Admin Divisions" (PDF). Ministry of Interior of the ROC. Retrieved 12 June 2015.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Welcome to Alian District Office". 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". Retrieved 2014-05-25.

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