West Central District

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Coordinates: 22°59′47.3″N 120°11′38″E / 22.996472°N 120.19389°E / 22.996472; 120.19389

West Central

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West Central District in Tainan City
West Central District in Tainan City
CountryRepublic of China
Special municipalityTainan
Formation1 April 2004
 • TypeDistrict government
 • District ChiefChen Sheng-nan
Time zoneUTC+8 (National Standard Time)
West Central District Office

West Central District (Chinese: 中西區; pinyin: Zhōngxī Qū; Wade–Giles: Chung-hsi Chü; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tiong-se-khu) is a district located in the central of Tainan City, Taiwan.


Former West District Office

The district was founded on 1 January 2004, which merged with West District and Central District[1].

This district was the capital of Taiwan about 200 years and also the oldest region in Taiwan and can be traced back 300 years.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district consists of Chikan, Junwang, Fahua, Kaishan, Yonghua, Yaowang, Guangxian, Daliang, Xihu, Xixian, Chenghuang, Nanmei, Nanmen, Xiaoximen, Wutiaogang, Duiyue, Qiancao, Fuqian, Nanchang and Xihe Village.[2]


Tourist attractions[edit]

Notable natives[edit]

  • Shara Lin, musician, actress, singer, and television host

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "本區概況". www.tnwcdo.gov.tw (in Chinese). West Central District. Retrieved 17 November 2018..
  2. ^ https://www.cec.gov.tw/pc/en/CV/m67000003700000000.html