Yancheng District, Kaohsiung

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Yancheng
鹽埕區
Yancheng District [1]
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Yancheng District in Kaohsiung City
Coordinates: 22°38′N120°18′E / 22.633°N 120.300°E / 22.633; 120.300 Coordinates: 22°38′N120°18′E / 22.633°N 120.300°E / 22.633; 120.300
Country Taiwan
RegionSouthern Taiwan
Population
 (May 2022)
  Total22,531
Website yancheng.kcg.gov.tw OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg (in Chinese)
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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]

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Geography

Administrative divisions

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

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

Tourist attractions

Transportation

The district is accessible from Yanchengpu Station of the Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit. Five stations of the Circular light rail, Love Pier, Dayi Pier-2, Penglai Pier-2, Shoushan Park, and Wenwu Temple, serve the district.

Notable natives

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References

  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 [ bare URL ]
  4. "4.Members Introduction: Lee, Chiao-Ju". Kaohsiung City Council. Retrieved 22 February 2017.