Gueiren District, Tainan

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Coordinates: 22°58′N 120°17′E / 22.967°N 120.283°E / 22.967; 120.283

Gueiren

歸仁區

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Gueiren
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Official logo of Gueiren
臺南市歸仁區公所
Gueiren District Office, Tainan City
Gueiren District in Tainan City
Gueiren District in Tainan City
CountryTaiwan
Special municipalityTainan
Gueiren Village1920
Government
 • District ChiefChen Ying-yu (陳英裕)
Area
 • Total55.7913 km2 (21.5411 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2016)
 • Total67,922
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
ZIP code
711
Websitegueiren.tainan.gov.tw/en/; www.gueiren.gov.tw

Gueiren District[1][2][3][4][5] (Chinese: 歸仁; Hanyu Pinyin: Guīrén Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Gueirén Cyu; Wade–Giles: Kui1-jen2 Ch'ü1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kui-jîn-khu) is a rural district in southern Tainan, Taiwan.

History[edit]

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

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district consists of Nanbao, Liujia, Guiren, Houshi, Gucuo, Xucuo, Kanxi, Kantung, Lunding, Shalun, Datan, Wutung, Bajia, Qijia, Mamiao, Xipu, Damiao, Nanxing, Xincuo, Guinan and Wenhua Village.[6]

Economy[edit]

The local economy is based mainly on agriculture, including sugar-apples, peanuts, starfruit and guavas.[7] It also houses the Shalun Smart Green Energy Science City.

Education[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Office". Tainan City Government Global Website. 2016-06-03. Retrieved 22 July 2019. Gueiren District Office
  2. ^ "Geography". GUEIREN District Office, Tainan City. 2018-12-03. Retrieved 22 July 2019. Located at the southern-most tip of Tainan City, Gueiren was first cultivated by the Chengs during the Kingdom of Tungning (1661-1683).
  3. ^ Gueiren (Variant - V) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  4. ^ Jillian Sederholm, Phil Helsel (6 February 2016). "Taiwan Earthquake: More Than 150 Missing After Deadly 6.4-Magnitude Temblor". NBC News. Retrieved 24 July 2019. Two died in Tainan's Gueiren District, including a woman who was hit by a fallen water tower.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Sanyang plans NT$1bn battery plant in Tainan". Taipei Times. 4 July 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019. The battery plant would be in a green energy park in the Shalun area (沙崙) in Tainan’s Gueiren District (歸仁), Wu told the Liberty Times, adding that construction is expected to be completed in the first quarter of next year.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-12-05. Retrieved 2019-04-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "產業概況". 歸仁區公所. Archived from the original on 2012-03-17. Retrieved 2011-01-23.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-21. Retrieved 2019-04-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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