In the structural hierarchy of the administrative divisions in Taiwan, there are three types of administrative divisions with the Chinese word shì (市, "city") in their names.
The 23 cities in Taiwan:
|Name||Chinese|| Hokkien |
| Mandarin |
|New Taipei||新北市||Sin-pak-chhī||Xīnběi Shì||none||2010-12-25||3,974,911|
|Name||Japanese|| Taiwanese |
|Taihoku||臺北市||Tâi-pak-chhī||Taihoku||1920-10-01||1945-10-25||Became city of Taipei|
|Taichū||臺中市||Tâi-tiong-chhī||Taichū||1920-10-01||1945-10-25||Became city of Taichung|
|Tainan||臺南市||Tâi-lâm-chhī||Tainan||1920-10-01||1945-10-25||Became city of Tainan|
|Kīrun||基隆市||Ke-lâng-chhī||Taihoku||1924-12-25||1945-10-25||Became city of Keelung|
|Takao||高雄市||Ko-hiông-chhī||Takao||1924-12-25||1945-10-25||Became city of Kaohsiung|
|Shinchiku||新竹市||Sin-tek-chhī||Shinchiku||1930-01-20||1945-10-25||Became city of Hsinchu|
|Kagi||嘉義市||Ka-gī-chhī||Tainan||1930-01-20||1945-10-25||Became city of Chiayi|
|Shōka||彰化市||Chiong-hòa-chhī||Taichū||1933-12-20||1945-10-25||Became city of Changhua|
|Heitō||屏東市||Pîn-tong-chhī||Takao||1933-12-20||1945-10-25||Became city of Pingtung|
|Giran||宜蘭市||Gî-lân-chhī||Taihoku||1940-10-01||1945-10-25||Became county-administered city of Yilan|
|Karenkō||花蓮港市||Hoa-liân-káng-chhī||Karenkō||1940-10-01||1945-10-25||Became county-administered city of Hualien|
|Name||Chinese|| Taiwanese |
|1945-10-25||1951-12-01||Became a county-administered city in Changhua County|
|Pingtung||屏東市||Pîn-tong-chhī||1945-10-25||1951-12-01||Became a county-administered city in Pingtung County|
|Taipei||臺北市||Tâi-pak-chhī||1945-10-25||1967-07-01||Became a special municipality|
|Kaohsiung||高雄市||Ko-hiông-chhī||1945-10-25||1979-07-01||Became a special municipality|
|Taichung||臺中市||Tâi-tiong-chhī||1945-10-25||2010-12-25||Became part of the special municipality of Taichung|
|Tainan||臺南市||Tâi-lâm-chhī||1945-10-25||2010-12-25||Became part of the special municipality of Tainan|
|Name||Chinese|| Taiwanese |
|Chiayi||嘉義市||Ka-gī-chhī||Chiayi||1950-08-16||1982-07-01||Became a provincial city|
|Hsinchu||新竹市||Sin-tek-chhī||Hsinchu||1951-12-01||1982-07-01||Became a provincial city|
|Fengshan||鳳山市||Hōng-soaⁿ-chhī||Kaohsiung||1972-07-01||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of Kaohsiung|
|Sanchong||三重市||Sam-tiông-chhī||Taipei||1962-04-01||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of New Taipei|
|Banqiao||板橋市||Pang-kiô-chhī||Taipei||1972-07-01||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of New Taipei|
|Yonghe||永和市||Éng-hô-chhī||Taipei||1979-01-01||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of New Taipei|
|Zhonghe||中和市||Tiong-hô-chhī||Taipei||1979-01-01||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of New Taipei|
|Xindian||新店市||Sin-tiàm-chhī||Taipei||1980-01-15||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of New Taipei|
|Xinzhuang||新莊市||Sin-chng-chhī||Taipei||1980-01-15||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of New Taipei|
|Tucheng||土城市||Thô͘-siâⁿ-chhī||Taipei||1993-06-26||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of New Taipei|
|Luzhou||蘆洲市||Lô͘-chiu-chhī||Taipei||1997-10-06||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of New Taipei|
|Xizhi||汐止市||Se̍k-chí-chhī||Taipei||1999-07-01||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of New Taipei|
|Shulin||樹林市||Chhiū-nâ-chhī||Taipei||1999-10-04||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of New Taipei|
|Fengyuan||豐原市||Hong-goân-chhī||Taichung||1976-03-01||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of Taichung|
|Dali||大里市||Tāi-lí-chhī||Taichung||1993-11-01||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of Taichung|
|Taiping||太平市||Thài-pêng-chhī||Taichung||1996-08-01||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of Taichung|
|Xinying||新營市||Sin-iâⁿ-chhī||Tainan||1981-12-25||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of Tainan|
|Yongkang||永康市||Éng-khong-chhī||Tainan||1993-05-01||2010-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of Tainan|
|Bade||八德市||Pat-tek-chhī||Taoyuan||1995-01-01||2014-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of Taoyuan|
|Luzhu||蘆竹市||Lô͘-tek-chhī||Taoyuan||2014-06-03||2014-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of Taoyuan|
|Pingzhen||平鎮市||Pêng-tìn-chhī||Taoyuan||1992-03-01||2014-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of Taoyuan|
|Taoyuan||桃園市||Thô-hn̂g-chhī||Taoyuan||1971-04-21||2014-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of Taoyuan|
|Yangmei||楊梅市||Iûⁿ-mûi-chhī||Taoyuan||2010-08-01||2014-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of Taoyuan|
|Zhongli||中壢市||Tiong-le̍k-chhī||Taoyuan||1967-07-01||2014-12-25||Became a district in special municipality of Taoyuan|
List of all cities and townships in Taiwan.
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