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Published on  May 18th, 2014

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Tamsui District fotoTamsui District
Tamsui District (also spelled Danshuei District) and Tamshui Township) is a sea-side district in New Taipei City in northern Taiwan (ROC). 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 size (population 130,105), the district is home to three universities (Aletheia University, Tamkang University, and St. John's University) and has a large role in Taiwanese culture.

JiufenfotoJiufen
Jiufen, also known as Jioufen or Chiufen (Chinese: pinyin: Jiǔfèn; Wade–Giles: Chiu3-fen4; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Káu-hūn; literally "nine portions"), is a mountain area in the Ruifang District of New Taipei City near Keelung, Taiwan.


TaichungfotoTaichung
Taichung (臺中 or 台中; literally "Central Taiwan") is a city located in western Taiwan, with a population of just over 2.6 million people, making it the third largest city on the island after Taipei and Kaohsiung. On 25 December 2010, it merged with Taichung County to form a single special municipality.[5] The city's motto is "economic, cultural and international city."


Dajia District

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dajia_District
Dajia District (Chinese: 大甲區) is a coastal suburban district in Taichung, Taiwan. It is located on the northwestern corner of Taichung. The climate of the region is Sub-tropical, and the average temperature is roughly 24 degrees Celsius. In March 2012, it was named one of the Top 10 Small Touist Towns by the Tourism Bureau of Taiwan.[1]

DasifotoDasi, Taoyuan
Dasi (Chinese: 大溪; Tongyong Pinyin: Dàsī; Hanyu Pinyin: Dàxī; Wade–Giles: Ta-hsi; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tāi-khoe; also seen as "Tahsi"), is an urban township in eastern Taoyuan County of Taiwan. In March 2012, it was named one of the Top 10 Small Tourist Towns by the Tourism Bureau of Taiwan.[1]

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Tainan
Tainan is a city in southern Taiwan. It is the most antique city of Taiwan, governed as one of special municipalities. Tainan faces the Taiwan Strait in the west and south. Tainan's complex history of comebacks, redefinitions and renewals inspired its popular nickname "the Phoenix City".[3]

Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung (Chinese: 高雄; pinyin: Gāoxióng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko-hiông; old names: Takao, Takow, Takau) officially Kaohsiung City, is one of the five special municipalities under the administration of Taiwan (Republic of China). Located in southern-western Taiwan and facing the Taiwan Strait, it is by area the largest municipality, at 2,947.62 km2 (1,138.08 sq mi), and second most populous (by urban area) with a population of approximately 2.77 million. Since its start at 17th century, Kaohsiung has grown from a small trading village, into the political, economic, transportation, manufacturing, refining, shipbuilding, and industries centers of southern Taiwan. It is a global city with sufficiency as categorized by GaWC in 2010.[2]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meinong_District

Meinong District

epublic of China (Taiwan). The area has grown tobacco since 1630[1] and is renowned nationwide for its oil paper umbrellas.[2] These oil paper umbrellas are made mainly by the Hakka population and exported to Japan. The name Meinong originated from Minong (瀰濃), which was the name during the Japanese conqure. But when the local aborigines called it "MALANG", it adpoted the new name Meinong. Meinong is one of the four districts in Kaoshiung that is the central focus of Hakka cultural development.

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Changhua County
Changhua County is the smallest county in Taiwan located on the west side of Taiwan. It is officially governed as a county of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Lukang is one of the historical towns located in Taiwan, there are a lot of historical structures that were built during the Qing Dynasty. With a total population of 1.3 million, it is ranked the second-largest county by population (only after Taoyuan).

Tainanfoto's Tainan
Tainan is a city in southern Taiwan. It is the most antique city of Taiwan, governed as one of special municipalities. Tainan faces the Taiwan Strait in the west and south. Tainan's complex history of comebacks, redefinitions and renewals inspired its popular nickname "the Phoenix City".[3]

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Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung (Chinese: 高雄; pinyin: Gāoxióng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko-hiông; old names: Takao, Takow, Takau) officially Kaohsiung City, is one of the five special municipalities under the administration of Taiwan (Republic of China). Located in southern-western Taiwan and facing the Taiwan Strait, it is by area the largest municipality, at 2,947.62 km2 (1,138.08 sq mi), and second most populous (by urban area) with a population of approximately 2.77 million. Since its start at 17th century, Kaohsiung has grown from a small trading village, into the political, economic, transportation, manufacturing, refining, shipbuilding, and industries centers of southern Taiwan. It is a global city with sufficiency as categorized by GaWC in 2010.[2] geen foto
TaipeifotoTaipei
Taipei City (/ˌtˈp/; Chinese: 臺北市 or 台北市; pinyin: Táiběi Shì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tâi-pak Chhī) is the capital of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Situated at the northern tip of Taiwan, Taipei is located on the Tamsui River; it is about 25 km (16 mi) southwest of Keelung, a port city on the Pacific Ocean. It lies in the two relatively narrow valleys of the Keelung (基隆河) and Xindian (新店溪) rivers, which join to form the Tamsui River along the city's western border.[1] The city proper (Taipei City) is home to an estimated 2,618,772 people.[2] Taipei, New Taipei, and Keelung together form the Taipei metropolitan area with a population of 6,900,273.[3] However, they are administered under different local governing bodies. "Taipei" sometimes refers to the whole metropolitan area, while "Taipei City" refers to the city proper. Taipei City proper is surrounded on all sides by New Taipei.

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