Ciaotou District

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Coordinates: 22°45′06″N 120°18′05″E / 22.751805°N 120.301468°E / 22.751805; 120.301468



Ciaotou District[1]
Official logo of Ciaotou

Welcome to Ciaotou District Office
Ciaotou District in Kaohsiung City
Ciaotou District in Kaohsiung City
RegionSouthern Taiwan
 (January 2016)
 • Total37,328
WebsiteOfficial Website (in Chinese)

Ciaotou District[1][2][3][4][5] (Chinese: 橋頭; Hanyu Pinyin: Qiáotóu Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Ciáotóu Cyu; Wade–Giles: Ch'iao2-t'ou2 Ch'ü1) is a rural district in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.


Empire of Japan[edit]

During the Japanese era, modern-day Gangshan District and Ciaotou were administered under Okayama Town (岡山街), Okayama District, Takao Prefecture.

Republic of China[edit]

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


It has 37,328 inhabitants in 2016, and belongs to the Kaohsiung conurbation.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district consists of Qiaotou, Qiaonan, Shilong, Shifeng, Yuliao, Tunglin, Xilin, Baishu, Bixiu, Xinzhuang, Jiabei, Jianan, Dingyan, Zhongqi, Shihe, Desong and Sande Village.[6]

Tourist attractions[edit]


Notable natives[edit]

  • Tai Chen-yao, Vice Minister of Council of Agriculture (2003-2005)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Administrative Districts". 高雄市政府. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 4 April 2017. Ciaotou District:
  2. ^ "About Ciaotou". Welcome to Ciaotou District Office. Retrieved 24 July 2019. Address: No.1, Longfong Rd., Ciaotou District, Kaohsiung City 825, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
  3. ^ "Jurisdiction". 臺灣橋頭地方檢察署 Taiwan Ciaotou District Prosecutors Office. 2017-09-30. Retrieved 24 July 2019. The jurisdiction area of Taiwan Ciaotou District Prosecutors Office includes 26 districts in total. Including Nanzih, Zuoying, Dashe,Dashu, Renwu, Niosong, Gangshan, Ciaotou, Yanchao, Tianliao, Alian, Lujhu, Hunei, Cheting, Yongan, Mituo, Zihguan, Cishan, Meinong, Liouguei, Jiasian, Shanlin, Neimen, Maolin, Tauyuan and Namasia district.
  4. ^ Ciaotou (Variant - V) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  5. ^ "President cites accomplishments on eve of 3rd anniversary". Central News Agency. 19 May 2019. Retrieved 24 July 2019. A "next generation hi-tech corridor" extending from Tainan Science-based Industrial Park all the way to Ciaotou District in Kaohsiung will be established, Tsai revealed, as total investment from Taiwanese expatriates is expected to reach NT$500 billion this year.
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