West District, Chiayi

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Coordinates: 23°29′01″N 120°25′20″E / 23.483716°N 120.422317°E / 23.483716; 120.422317

West District

西區
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West District in Chiayi City
West District in Chiayi City
LocationChiayi City, Taiwan
Urban villages ()45[1]
Government
 • Leader (區長)Huang Hao-Chun (黃浩君)
Area
 • Total29.87 km2 (11.53 sq mi)
Population
 (September 2019)[2]
 • Total146,905
 • Density4,900/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (National Standard Time)
Postal code
600
Websitewest.chiayi.gov.tw

West District (Chinese: 西區; pinyin: Xī Qū; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Se-khu) is a district in west Chiayi City, Taiwan.

History[edit]

Map of the region including the area of today's West District, Chiayi (1950)
Map of the city including the area of today's West District, Chiayi (1950s)
Chiayi City in 1946-1950

The West District was established on 6 October 1990.[3][4]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Since February 1, 2010, West District has been divided into forty-five urban villages:[1][5]

  • (長榮聯合里)
    • Shuyuan (書院里), Yonghe (永和里), Xinfu (新富里), Wenhua (文化里), Xirong (西榮里), Fanshe[6] (番社里), Guohua (國華里)
  • (竹園聯合里)
    • Daxi (大溪里), Zhuanyao (磚磘里), Fuquan (福全里), Fuan (福安里), Xinxi (新西里), Gangping (港坪里), Tougang (頭港里), Xiping (西平里), Liucuo (劉厝里)
  • (八掌聯合里)
    • Ziqiang (自強里), Meiyuan (美源里), Hunei (湖內里), Shizi (獅子里), Hongwa (紅瓦里), Guanglu (光路里), Fumin (福民里), Chedian (車店里), Chuiyang (垂楊里), Peiyuan (培元里), Yuying (育英里), Zhiyuan (致遠里), Cuidai (翠岱里), Daoming (導明里)
  • (北興聯合里)
    • Beirong (北榮里), Qingan (慶安里), Xianghu (香湖里), Zhongxing (重興里), Houyi (後驛里), Hubian (湖邊里), Zhuwei (竹圍里)
  • (北鎮聯合里)
    • Baosheng (保生里), Baoan (保安里), Beixin (北新里), Xincuo (新厝里), Baofu (保福里), Zhucun (竹村里), Beihu (北湖里) and Xiapi[7] (下埤里) Village.

Government institutions[edit]

Education[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Notable natives[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Geographic Location". West District Office, Chiayi City. 6 December 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2019. The Jurisdiction of the West Office totals to 29.87 km2; it reduced the villages in the jurisdiction from 55 to 45 on February 1st, 2010.
  2. ^ 各里人口數. 嘉義市西區戶政事務所 West District Household Registration Office, Chiayi City (in Chinese). Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  3. ^ 沿革簡介. 嘉義市西區區公所 (in Chinese). 6 January 2017. Retrieved 15 October 2019. 79年10月6日正式成立東、西區區公所,此即為嘉義市西區創始之沿革。
  4. ^ http://www.chiayi.gov.tw/web/east/english/index-e.asp
  5. ^ 里長、里幹事通訊錄. 嘉義市西區區公所 (in Chinese). Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  6. ^ 端午趣味競賽 吃粽子送茄子-民視新聞. 31 May 2014 – via YouTube.
  7. ^ 嘉義下埤里大排驚見豬屍撈起又是狗. 10 January 2019. Retrieved 14 October 2019 – via YouTube.

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