Yancheng District, Kaohsiung

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Yancheng

鹽埕區
Yancheng District [1]
Dayong Road in front of Pier-2 Art Center 2013-06.15.jpg
Yancheng District in Kaohsiung City
Yancheng District in Kaohsiung City
Coordinates: 22°38′N 120°18′E / 22.633°N 120.300°E / 22.633; 120.300Coordinates: 22°38′N 120°18′E / 22.633°N 120.300°E / 22.633; 120.300
CountryTaiwan
RegionSouthern Taiwan
Population
 (January 2016)
 • Total24,997
WebsiteOfficial Website (in Chinese)
Yancheng District office

Yancheng District (Chinese: 鹽埕區; pinyin: Yánchéng Qū; Wade–Giles: Yen²-chʻêng² Chʻü¹) is a district in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. It is the smallest district in Kaohsiung City. It has been the least populous district of Kaohsiung since 2004. Yancheng District is also an old town of Kaohsiung.[2]

Geography[edit]

  • Area: 1.416 square kilometres (0.547 sq mi)
  • Population: 24,997 (January 2016)

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district consists of Lanqiao, Ciai, Boai, Shouxing, Zhongshan, Jiaoren, Xinle, Zhongyuan, Guangming, Yuren, Hebin, Shade, Nanduan, Gangdou, Jiangxi, Xinfeng, Fubei, Liuqiao, Lainan, Xinhua and Jiangnan Village.[3]

Government[edit]

The representative for Yancheng on the city council is Lee Chiao-Ju.[4]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

The district is accessible from Yanchengpu Station of the Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit.

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glossary of Names for Admin Divisions" (PDF). placesearch.moi.gov.tw. Ministry of Interior of the ROC. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 August 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  2. ^ 高雄市鹽埕區公所 (June 8, 2016). "高雄市鹽埕區公所".
  3. ^ https://www.cec.gov.tw/pc/en/TV/nm64000000100000000.html
  4. ^ "4.Members Introduction: Lee, Chiao-Ju". Kaohsiung City Council. Retrieved 22 February 2017.

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