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Liouguei District, Kaohsiung

Liouguei District is a rural district of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. It is the third largest district in Kaohsiung City after Tauyuan District and Namasia District. The place-name is derived from the name of a Taivoan community Lakuri or Lakkuli, whi ...

                                               

Qieding District, Kaohsiung

Traditionally, the name is pronounced Ka-tiāⁿ in Taiwanese and Jiādìng in Mandarin. Following the 1945 handover of Taiwan, the name was romanized as Chiating via the Wade-Giles system. The later systems MPS II and Tongyong Pinyin yielded Jiading, ...

                                               

Siaogang District

Siaogang District is the southernmost district of Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan. The second largest airport in Taiwan, Kaohsiung International Airport, is located here.

                                               

Zihguan District

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

                                               

Zuoying District

Zuoying District is a district of Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan. Zuoying District has the most populous village in Taiwan: Fushan Village.

                                               

Jinshan District, New Taipei

Jinshan District is a rural district on the coast in northern New Taipei, Taiwan. The district draws many visitors each year because of its hot springs and its proximity to Chin Pao San and the Ju Ming Museum. The district is home to the Dharma D ...

                                               

Linkou District

Linkou is served by the National Highway No. 1, as well as Provincial Highways No. 15 and No. 61. County routes 105, 106 and 108 also run through the district.

                                               

Sanchong District

Sanchong District is an inner city district in the western part of New Taipei City, Taiwan. With an area of 16.32 km² and a population of 384.618 people, it has the fourth highest population density in Taiwan and 23rd in the world, with over 23.9 ...

                                               

Sanxia District

Sanxia District is an urban district in the southwestern part of New Taipei, Taiwan. It is the second largest district in New Taipei City after Wulai District.

                                               

Sanzhi District

Sanzhi District is a rural district in northern New Taipei, Taiwan. It is notable as the hometown of the former president Lee Teng-hui.

                                               

Shenkeng District

Shenkeng District is a rural district in central New Taipei City in northern Taiwan. Formerly an agricultural and mining town, it is now famous for its numerous tofu restaurants and vendors.

                                               

Shimen District

Shimen District, also known as Shihmen, is a sparsely populated rural district in the northern part of New Taipei City in northern Taiwan. It is part of the north coast scenic area and includes Taiwans northernmost point, Cape Fugui.

                                               

Taishan District, New Taipei

New Taipei Municipal Taishan Junior High School 新北市立泰山國民中學

                                               

Tamsui District

Tamsui District is a sea-side district in New Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. It is named after the Tamsui River; the name means "fresh water". The town is popular as a site for viewing the sun setting into the Taiwan Strait. Though modest in ...

                                               

Wanli District, New Taipei

Wanli District, known in Basay as Masu, is a rural district on the rocky seacoast in northeastern New Taipei City in northern Taiwan. Wanli is a popular tourist destination and the site of the Cape Yeliu Miocene Formation which features distincti ...

                                               

Xindian District

Xindians name originated during the Qing Dynasty close to 300 years ago. According to legend, a person named Lin and others came from Quanzhou, Fujian Province. On a mountain road leading to Wulai, they built a small cabin and opened a store sell ...

                                               

Xinzhuang District

Xinzhuang District is an inner city district in the western part of New Taipei in northern Taiwan. It has an area of 19.74 km 2 and a population of 413.443 people.

                                               

Xizhi District

Xizhi is an inner city district in New Taipei City in northern Taiwan, and its located between Taipei city and Keelung city. Xizhi grew quickly during the 1980s and 1990s, and is home to many of Taiwans major electronics companies, such as Acer, ...

                                               

Yonghe District

Yonghe District is an urban area in the southern part of New Taipei, Taiwan. Yonghe District is the smallest district in New Taipei City. It is primarily a mixed residential and commercial area. With around 40.000 inhabitants per square kilometer ...

                                               

Dongshi District

Dongshi District is a suburban district in eastern Taichung, Republic of China. It is the third largest district in Taichung City after Heping District and Taiping District. A majority of the residents are of Hakka ethnicity, making it an enclave ...

                                               

Fengyuan District

Fengyuan District is a district located in north-central Taichung, Taiwan on the south bank of the Dajia River. Fengyuan district is the third most populated district among former Taichung County, ranking after Dali and Taiping district. Fengyuan ...

                                               

Longjing District

Longjing shares borders with Wuqi and Shalu to the north, Xitun to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the west, Dadu and Shengang in Changhua County to the south. The eastern part of Longjing is located on the Dadu Plateau.

                                               

Xitun District

Xitun District is the second-most populated district of Taichung, Taiwan. It is located on the western side of the city. Once considered part of the countryside, the district has seen rapid growth in recent years with department store and office ...

                                               

Shanhua District

Shanhua District is a suburban district of Tainan, Taiwan. Until 25 December 2010, it was an urban township in the dissolved Tainan County, which is now merged with the original Tainan City to form a single special municipality.

                                               

Sinhua District, Tainan

Before the Dutch and Han Chinese invaded, this region was home to a community of Taiwanese aborigines, the Siraya. In 1624, the VOC occupied Tayuan modern day Anping, Tainan. In the past, the Siraya indigenous tribe called this place Tavocan "lan ...

                                               

Sinshih District, Tainan

Sinshih District, alternatively spelled Xinshi, is a rural district in central Tainan, Taiwan, about 11 km north of Fort Provintia. As Sincan, it was one of the most important stations of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. Missiona ...

                                               

Yanshuei District, Tainan

Yanshuei District, alternatively spelled Yanshui, is a district in Tainan, Taiwan, which is famous for its notoriously dangerous fireworks festival. The annual event commemorates a cholera epidemic more than a century ago, the fireworks symbolizi ...

                                               

Dayuan District

Dayuan District, formerly known as Dayuan Township is a rural, coastal district in northwestern Taoyuan City, Taiwan.

                                               

Guanyin District

Guanyin District is a rural, coastal district in western Taoyuan City, Taiwan. Guanyin is the name of a Buddhist goddess.

                                               

Xinwu District, Taoyuan

Area: 85.02 square kilometres 32.83 sq mi Population: 48.469 January 2016 Xinwu District accounts for almost 7% of Taoyuans total land area and is the citys 6th largest district. Local industries include agriculture, fisheries, and livestock. 88% ...

                                               

Yangmei District

Yangmei City was originally established as Yangmeili Chinese: 楊梅壢 ; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Iûⁿ-mûi-le̍k during Qing dynasty rule. The name was shortened Yōbai Japanese: 楊梅 in 1920, during Japanese rule. Under the Republic of China, the former township ...

                                               

Law enforcement in the Republic of China

Most actual law enforcement and day-to-day policing duties are delegated to local police departments on a city and county level which answer to the NPA but are considered agencies of their local government. However the NPA has direct control over ...

                                               

Soochow University School of Law

Soochow University School of Law is one of the oldest law schools in Taiwan. It is part of Soochow University. It enjoyed the high reputation of "Chaoyang in the North, Soo Chow in the South" amongst Chinese law schools. It is dedicated to legal ...

                                               

Referendums in Taiwan

Referendums in Taiwan at both the national and local level are governed by the Referendum Act of Taiwan, which was enacted by the Legislative Yuan in December 2003. Citizens can propose laws via referendums at the national and local levels. The R ...

                                               

2016 Taiwan legislative election

The 2016 Taiwanese legislative election was held, along with the presidential election, on 16 January 2016 for all 113 seats in the Legislative Yuan. The Democratic Progressive Party led by Tsai Ing-wen, who also won the presidential election on ...

                                               

2020 Taiwan legislative election

The 2020 Taiwanese legislative election was held on 11 January 2020 for all 113 seats to the Legislative Yuan concurrently with the 15th presidential election in Taiwan. The term of the Legislative Yuan began on 1 February 2020. The Democratic Pr ...

                                               

1969 Taiwan legislative election

The first supplementary elections took place for the National Assembly and the Legislative Yuan in the Republic of China on 20 December 1969. Voter turnout was 54.7% and 55.0% respectively.

                                               

1972 Taiwan legislative election

Compared with the first supplementary election the number of eligible seats for the National Assembly had been increased from 15 to 53 and for the Legislative Yuan from 11 to 51. Of these, 36 seats for the Legislative Yuan represented Taiwan Prov ...

                                               

1975 Taiwan legislative election

The third supplementary elections for the Legislative Yuan were held in the Republic of China on 20 December 1975. Compared with the second supplementary election the number of new delegates to the Legislative Yuan had been increased by one to 52 ...

                                               

1980 Taiwan legislative election

Originally these elections were scheduled for December 1978. They were postponed after the United States terminated diplomatic relations with the Republic of China just days before the elections were planned. They were subsequently held in Decemb ...

                                               

1983 Taiwan legislative election

The fifth supplementary elections for the Legislative Yuan were held in the Republic of China on 3 December 1983. Compared with the fourth supplementary election the number of new delegates to the Legislative Yuan had been increased by one from 9 ...

                                               

1986 Taiwan legislative election

Compared with the last supplementary election 1980 for the National Assembly and 1983 for the Legislative Yuan respectively the number of eligible seats for the National Assembly had been increased from 76 to 84 and for the Legislative Yuan from ...

                                               

1989 Taiwan legislative election

Compared with the sixth supplementary election the number of new delegates to the Legislative Yuan had been increased from 100 to 130. Of these, 101 were to be elected directly representing Taiwan Province and the special municipalities of Taipei ...

                                               

2004 Taiwan legislative election

The 2004 Taiwanese legislative election was held on 11 December 2004. All 225 seats of the Legislative Yuan were up for election: 168 elected by popular vote, 41 elected on the basis of the proportion of nationwide votes received by participating ...

                                               

2008 Taiwan legislative election

The 2008 Taiwanese legislative election was held on 12 January 2008 for members of the Legislative Yuan. It was the first Legislative Yuan election after the constitutional amendments of 2005, which extended term length from three to four years, ...

                                               

Airborne Special Service Company

The Airborne Special Service Company, alternatively known as the Liang Shan Special Operations Company, is a special forces unit belonging to the Republic of China Army. The unit is reportedly based in Taiwan Pingtung County and tasked with carry ...

                                               

Republic of China Army

The Republic of China Army is the largest branch of the Republic of China Armed Forces. An estimated 80% of the ROC Army is located on Taiwan, while the remainder are stationed on the Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu, Dongsha and Taiping Islands. Since the ...

                                               

Republic of China Armed Forces rank insignia

The Republic of China Armed Forces rank insignia have five schemes among different military branches, including Army, Navy, and Air Force. The Marine Corps, although being a part of the Navy, maintains a different insignia to other naval fleet pe ...

                                               

American Volunteer Group

The American Volunteer Groups were volunteer air units organized by the United States government to aid the Nationalist government of China against Japan in the Second Sino-Japanese War. The only unit to actually see combat was the 1st AVG, popul ...

                                               

Ching Chuan Kang Air Base

Ching Chuan Kang Air Base is a Republic of China Air Force base located in Taichung, Taiwan. It is the home to the 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing, with three squadrons of AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo air-defense /attack fighters. It is also used by the armys ...

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