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Kaohsiung City (Chinese: 高雄市; pinyin: Gāoxióng Shì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko-hiông-chhī; old names: Takao, Takow, Takau) is a special municipality in Taiwan. Located in southern-western Taiwan and facing the Taiwan Strait, it is by area the largest municipality, at 2,951.85 km2 (1,139.72 sq mi), and second most populous (by urban area) with a population of approximately 2.77 million. Since its start in the 17th century, Kaohsiung has grown from a small trading village, into the political, economic, transportation, manufacturing, refining, shipbuilding, and industrial center of southern Taiwan. It is a global city with sufficiency as categorized by Globalization and World Cities Research Network in 2012. The Kaohsiung International Airport is the third largest airport in Taiwan. The Port of Kaohsiung is the largest harbor in Taiwan, but not officially part of Kaohsiung City. The southern terminal of the Freeway 1 is in Kaohsiung. For north-south travel on railway, the city is served by the Taiwan Railways Administration stations of TRA Western Line and Pingtung Line. The Taiwan High Speed Rail also provides fast and frequent railway connection to Taipei. The Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit, the city's subway system, was launched in early 2008. Kaohsiung was the host city of the World Games 2009, a multi-sport event primarily composed of sports not featured in the Olympic Games. The city is also home to the Republic of China Navy fleet headquarters and academy.
Cities, towns & villages in Takao
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KaohsiungKaohsiung City (Chinese: 高雄市; pinyin: Gāoxióng Shì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko-hiông-chhī; old names: Takao, Takow, Takau) is a special municipality in the Republic of China on Taiwan. Located in southern-western Taiwan and facing the Taiwan Strait, it is by area the largest municipality, at 2,951.85 km2 (1,139.72 sq mi), and second most populous (by city proper) with a population of approximately 2.77 million. Since its start in the 17th century, Kaohsiung has grown from a small trading village, into the political, economic, transportation, manufacturing, refining, shipbuilding, and industrial center of southern Taiwan. It is a global city with sufficiency as categorized by Globalization and World Cities Research Network in 2012. Show Kaohsiungon the map
NanziNanzih District (Chinese: 楠梓區; Hanyu Pinyin: Nánzĭ Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Nánzĭh Cyu; Wade–Giles: Nan2-tzu3 Ch'ü1) is a district located in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. It was the northernmost district of Kaohsiung City until Kaohsiung County was merged into the municipality in 2010. Nanzih offers convenient access to transportation such as a train and bus station and a National Highway. Moreover, it also contains Nanzih Industrial Zone. Show Nanzion the map
GangshanGangshan District (Chinese: 岡山區; pinyin: Gāngshān Qū; Wade–Giles: Kang1-shan1 Ch'ü1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kong-san-khu, Hakka: Kông-sân-khî), is a suburban district in Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan. It has 97,843 inhabitants in 2016. The township is part of the suburbs of Kaohsiung City which encompass 10 cities (or townships) out of 18 in the official Kaohsiung Metro Area. Show Gangshanon the map
CaoyaCaoya (草衙) is a small town in the southern direction of Qianzhen District of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The name \"Caoya\", which originally means a draft government building of Zheng Chenggong in Ming dynasty, now consists of more than 12,000 people. Caoya is also the nearest town to one of the largest fish-market (Qianzhen Harbor). Show Caoyaon the map
MeinongMeinong District (WG: Meinung, Hakka: 瀰濃 Mî-nùng, Chinese: 美濃區; pinyin: Měinóng Qū) is a Hakka district in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Meinong is one of the four districts in Kaoshiung that is the central focus of Hakka cultural development. In March 2012, it was named one of the \"Top 10 Small Tourist Towns\" by the Tourism Bureau. Show Meinongon the map
YanchengYancheng District (Chinese: 鹽埕區; pinyin: Yánchéng Qū; Wade–Giles: Yen2-ch'eng2 Ch'ü1) is a district in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. It is the smallest district in Kaohsiung City. It has the least populous district of Kaohsiung since 2004. Yancheng District is also an old town of Kaohsiung. Show Yanchengon the map
QijinCijin District (Chinese: 旗津區; Hanyu Pinyin: Qíjīn Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Cíjin Cyu; Wade–Giles: Ch'i2-chin1 Ch'ü1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kî-tin-khu) is a district of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, covering Cijin Island. It is the second smallest district in Kaohsiung City after Yancheng District. Show Qijinon the map
XiaolinSiaolin Village (Chinese: 小林村; Hanyu Pinyin: Xiaolin; Tongyong Pinyin: Siaolin; Wade–Giles: Hsiao-Lin) is a village in the rural district of Jiasian, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. It is in a largely agricultural area and was destroyed by a mudslide during Typhoon Morakot in 2009. Show Xiaolinon the map
ZuoyingZuoying District (Chinese: 左營區; pinyin: Zuǒyíng Qū; Wade–Giles: Tso3-ying2 Ch'ü1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chó-iâⁿ-khu) is a district of Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan. Zuoying District has the most populous village in Taiwan: Fushan Village. Show Zuoyingon the map
HamaxingHamaxing or Hamasen (Chinese: 哈瑪星; pinyin: Hāmǎxīng) is a historic urban area of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It is located in the southern end of Gushan District between the foot of Ape Hill and Yancheng District, another historic quarter. Show Hamaxingon the map
QianjinCianjin District (Chinese: 前金區; Hanyu Pinyin: Qiánjīn Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Ciánjin Cyu; Wade–Giles: Ch'ien2-chin1 Ch'ü1) is a downtown district of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. It is the third smallest district in Kaohsiung City. Show Qianjinon the map
Xizi WanSizihwan (Chinese: 西子灣; Hanyu Pinyin: Xīzǐwān; Tongyong Pinyin: Sizǐhwan) is a community in Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, named for the adjacent bay of the Taiwan Strait, also called Sizihwan. Show Xizi Wanon the map
QishanCishan District (Chinese: 旗山區; Hanyu Pinyin: Qíshān Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Císhan Cyu; Wade–Giles: Ch'i2-shan1 Ch'ü1) is a suburban district in northeastern Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Show Qishanon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Takao
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KaohsiungKaohsiung City (Chinese: 高雄市; pinyin: Gāoxióng Shì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko-hiông-chhī; old names: Takao, Takow, Takau) is a special municipality in the Republic of China on Taiwan. Located in southern-western Taiwan and facing the Taiwan Strait, it is by area the largest municipality, at 2,951.85 km2 (1,139.72 sq mi), and second most populous (by city proper) with a population of approximately 2.77 million. Since its start in the 17th century, Kaohsiung has grown from a small trading village, into the political, economic, transportation, manufacturing, refining, shipbuilding, and industrial center of southern Taiwan. It is a global city with sufficiency as categorized by Globalization and World Cities Research Network in 2012.Show on map
KaohsiungKaohsiung City (Chinese: 高雄市; pinyin: Gāoxióng Shì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko-hiông-chhī; old names: Takao, Takow, Takau) is a special municipality in the Republic of China on Taiwan. Located in southern-western Taiwan and facing the Taiwan Strait, it is by area the largest municipality, at 2,951.85 km2 (1,139.72 sq mi), and second most populous (by city proper) with a population of approximately 2.77 million. Since its start in the 17th century, Kaohsiung has grown from a small trading village, into the political, economic, transportation, manufacturing, refining, shipbuilding, and industrial center of southern Taiwan. It is a global city with sufficiency as categorized by Globalization and World Cities Research Network in 2012.Show on map
Different buildings in Takao
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Tuntex Sky TowerTuntex Sky Tower, or the T & C Tower or 85 Sky Tower (the Tuntex & Chien-Tai Tower; Chinese: 高雄85大樓; pinyin: Gāoxióng 85 Dàlóu; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko-hiông 85 Tōa-lâu), is an 82-story (marketed as 85-story) skyscraper located in Lingya District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The structure is 347.5 m (1,140 ft) high. An antenna increases the building height to 378 m (1,240 ft). Constructed from 1994 to 1997, it is the tallest skyscraper in Kaohsiung, and was the tallest in Taiwan until the completion of Taipei 101.Show on map
Zhongshan DaxueNational Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU; Chinese: 國立中山大學) is a public research university located in Sizihwan, Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It is essentially a national think tank, more than half its organizations are research centers. Despite its medium size, NSYSU is considered as one of the most prestigious universities in Cross-Strait Economic Zone. In Taiwan, it is best mathematics research college, 6th best ranked higher education institution, and 3rd best ranked business school, furthermore, one of 50 best universities under the age of 50 worldwide.Show on map
Gaoxiong Shili MeishuguanThe Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts (Chinese: pinyin: Gāoxióng Shìlì Měishùguǎn) is located in Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It was founded by the Kaohsiung City Government and has been administrated by the Kaohsiung Bureau of Cultural Affairs since 2003. It occupies about 8.15 acres (33,000 m2) and started in 1994. It is the third public arts museum in Taiwan, after the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts and the Taipei Fine Arts Museum.Show on map
Guoli Gaoxiong Diyi Keji DaxueNational Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology (NKFUST; Chinese: is a national coeducational university in Nanzih District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It is colloquially known as Gaokeda (高科大, Pinyin Gaōkēdà) or Gaoxiongkeda (高雄科大, Pinyin Gaōxióngkēdà). Its campus is on 750,000 m2. The university consists of the colleges of Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Management, Finance and Banking and Foreign Languages with 15 departments and 27 graduate institutes. Around 235 teachers and 6,718 students are engaged in academic activities.Show on map
Dream MallDream Mall (Chinese: pinyin: Mèngshídài Gòuwù Zhòngxīn), located in Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, is the largest shopping mall in Taiwan and the largest in East Asia. It is built and operated by Tungcheng Development Corporation (Chinese: a subsidiary of Uni-President Enterprises Corporation, Taiwan's largest food conglomerate that also runs subsidiaries in many other industries. It was designed by international architecture firm RTKL, based in Baltimore, Maryland and opened on May 12, 2007, and contains restaurants, movie theater, gym, and entertainment facilities including a rooftop amusement park.Show on map
Dongsha Island AirportDongsha Island Airport (IATA: DSX, ICAO: RCLM) is an airport located on Dongsha Island, the largest of the Dongsha Islands belonging to the Republic of China (Taiwan). The airport is mainly used for military purposes and is not open to the general public, with regular weekday C-130 transport plane flights chartered by the Republic of China Air Force. Uni Air offers flights from Kaohsiung once per week each Tuesday, however the service is only available for Coast Guard Administration staff.Show on map
Xinzuoying StationXinzuoying Station (TRA, Chinese: 新左營車站; literally: \"New Zuoying Station\") or Zuoying Station (THSR and KMRT), is a major railway station served by Taiwan Railway Administration, Taiwan High Speed Rail, and Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit located in Zuoying District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Passengers can transfer between TRA Western Line, KMRT Red Line, and THSR at this station, and it is the only rail station in southern Taiwan where three rail systems converge. The station handles over 64,000 passengers daily on conventional rail, metro, and high-speed rail.Show on map
Kaohsiung International AirportKaohsiung International Airport (Chinese: pinyin: Gāoxióng guójì hángkōngzhàn; commonly 高雄國際機場; Gāoxióng guójì jīchǎng) (IATA: KHH, ICAO: RCKH), also known as Kaohsiung Siaogang Airport Gāoxióng xiǎogǎng jīchǎng) for the Siaogang District where it is located, is a medium-sized commercial airport in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. Kaohsiung International is the third busiest Taiwanese airport, after Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Taipei Songshan Airport, in passenger movement.Show on map
Yishou DaxueFormerly known as Kaohsiung Polytechnic Institute (KPI),I-Shou University (ISU; Chinese: 義守大學) is a private university located in Dashu District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. ISU was established in 1986 by Mr. I-Shou Lin, the founder of E United Group, to commemorate his mother as well as benefit the villages and towns where he started his business. KPI was officially upgraded and renamed I-Shou University on August 1, 1997.Show on map
Gaoxiong Shi YihuiThe Kaohsiung City Council (KCC; Chinese: 高雄市議會; pinyin: Gāoxióng Shì Yìhuì) is the elected municipal council of Kaohsiung City, Republic of China. The council is composed of 66 councilors elected from single non-transferable vote for four-year terms. The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Council are chosen by fellow councilors through anonymous voting. All councilors are directly elected by citizens of the city. Citizen aged 23 or above, who has resided in this city for more than four months.Show on map
Gaoxiong Shi ZhengfuThe Kaohsiung City Government (KCG; Chinese: 高雄市政府; pinyin: Gāoxióng Shì Zhèngfǔ) is the top-tier local government administrative body of the Republic of China from December 2010 that governs Kaohsiung City. It consists of a directly elected executive Mayor of Kaohsiung. It replaced the earlier Kaohsiung County Government and Kaohsiung City Government which had covered a much bigger area and governed more citizens.Show on map
Xingda FadianchangThe Hsinta Power Plant or Hsing-ta Power Plant (Chinese: 興達發電廠; pinyin: Xìngdá Fādiànchǎng) is a coal-fired power plant in Yong'an District and Qieding District in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. With a total installed capacity of 4,326 MW, the plant is Taiwan's second largest coal-fired power plant after the 5,500 MW Taichung Power Plant (coal-generated power only).Show on map
Zhongzheng TiyuguanThe Chungcheng Stadium (Chinese: 中正運動場; pinyin: Zhōngzhèng Yùndòngchǎng), opened in 1986, is a multi-use stadium in Lingya District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It is employed to hold several (athletics) events. On October 20, 1996, Michael Jackson made a stop at the stadium for his HIStory World Tour playing to a sell out crowd of 35,000 fans.Show on map
Gaoxiong ChezhanKaohsiung Station (Chinese: 高雄車站; pinyin: Gāoxióng Chēzhàn) is a railway station located in Sanmin District of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China, which serves the Taiwan Railway Administration Western Line, Pingtung Line and the Kaohsiung MRT Red Line. There is a plan to extend Taiwan High Speed Rail from Zuoying to this station.Show on map
Jiuqutang ChezhanJiuqutang Station (Chinese: 九曲堂車站; Hanyu Pinyin: Jiǔqūtáng Chēzhàn; Tongyong Pinyin: Jiǒucyutáng Chejhàn), formerly spelled Jioucyutang Station, is a railway station on the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) Pingtung Line located in Dashu District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.Show on map
Fengshan ZhanThe Kaohsiung MRT Fongshan Station is an underground station on the Orange Line in Fongshan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Located in the historical center of Fengshan. The MRT station is not far from the Taiwan Railway Administration Fengshan Station.Show on map
Luzhu ChezhanLuzhu Station or Lujhu Station (Chinese: 路竹車站; Hanyu Pinyin: Lùzhú Chēzhàn; Tongyong Pinyin: Lùjhú Chejhàn) is a railway station on the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) Western Line located in Lujhu District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.Show on map
Zuoying ChezhanZuoying Station (Chinese: 左營車站; pinyin: Zuǒyíng Chēzhàn) (formerly transliterated as Tsoying Station until 2003) is a station on the Taiwan Railway Administration Western Line, located in Zuoying District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.Show on map
Qiaotou ChezhanQiaotou Station (Chinese: 橋頭車站; pinyin: Qiáotóu Chēzhàn) is a railway station located in Qiaotou District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, which serves the Taiwan Railway Administration Western Line and Kaohsiung MRT Red Line.Show on map
Guoli Kexue Gongyi BowuguanThe National Science and Technology Museum (NSTM; Chinese: pinyin: Guólì Kēxué Gōngyì Bówùguǎn) is a museum of applied science and technology in Sanmin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.Show on map
Gangshan ChezhanGangshan Station (Chinese: 岡山車站; pinyin: Gāngshān Chēzhàn) is a railway station on the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) Western Line located in Gangshan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.Show on map
Nanzi ChezhanNanzi Station (Chinese: 楠梓車站; pinyin: Nánzǐ Chēzhàn) is a railway station on the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) Western Line located in Nanzih District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Takao
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Lianchi TanLotus Pond (Chinese: 蓮池潭; pinyin: Liánchí Tán; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Liân-tî-thâm) is a man-made lake and popular tourist destination on the east side of Zuoying District in Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan. Opened in 1951, it is famous for the lotus plants on the lake and the numerous temples around the lake, including the Spring and Autumn Pavilions (春秋閣), the Dragon and Tiger Pagodas (龍虎塔), and the Confucian Temple (孔廟). Lotus Pond was the site for several water sporting events for World Games 2009, including canoe polo, water ski, and dragon boat.Show on map
Gaoxiong GangThe Port of Kaohsiung (POK; Chinese: 高雄港; pinyin: Gāoxióng Gǎng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko-hiông-káng) is the largest harbor in Taiwan (Republic of China), handling approximately 10 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) worth of cargo in 2007. The port is located in southern Taiwan, adjacent to Kaohsiung City, and surrounded by the city districts of Gushan, Yancheng, Lingya, Cianjhen, Siaogang, as well as Cijin. It is operated by Taiwan International Ports Corporation, the Taiwan's only state-owned harbor management company.Show on map
Chengqing HuChengcing Lake (Chinese: 澄清湖; Hanyu Pinyin: Chéngqīng Hú; Tongyong Pinyin: Chéngcing Hú; Wade–Giles: Ch'eng2-ch'ing1 Hu2), also known as the Cheng Ching Lake, Dabei Lake (大貝湖), or Toapi Lake (Chinese: 大埤湖; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tōa-pi-ô͘) in Taiwanese, is an artificial lake located in Niaosong, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The lake is not far from downtown Kaohsiung and the major suburban district of Fengshan. The lake is a source of the water supply network and a tourist area of the Kaohsiung region.Show on map
Houjing XiThe Houjin River (Chinese: 後勁溪; pinyin: Hòujìn Xī) is a river in Nanzih District, Renwu District and Ciaotou District of Kaohsiung, Taiwan.Show on map
Jinshi HuThe Jinshi Lake (Golden Lion Lake, Chinese: 金獅湖; pinyin: Jīnshī Hú) is a lake in Sanmin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Takao
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Linhai GongyequThe Linhai Industrial Park (Chinese: 臨海工業區; pinyin: Línhǎi Gōngyè Qū) is an industrial park located in Siaogang District and Cianjhen District of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It near the Kaohsiung International Airport, No. 5 Container Center of Port of Kaohsiung and the terminal of National Highway No. 1. The Talin Power Plant, a fossil fuel power plant, is located near the park. And a reservoir called Fengshan Reservoir is to the south of park.Show on map
Zhongyang ShanmoThe Central Mountain Range, also known as the Zhongyang Range or Chungyang Range (Chinese: 中央山脈; pinyin: Zhōngyāng Shānmò; Wade–Giles: Chung1-yang1 Shan1-mo4; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tiong-iong-soaⁿ-me̍h; also 中央山龍; Tiong-iong-soaⁿ-lêng), is the principal range of mountains in Taiwan. It runs from the north of the island to the south.Due to this separation, connecting between the west and east is not so convenient. The tallest peak of the range is Xiuguluan Mountain, 3,860 meters (12,664 feet).Show on map
Parque Nacional YushanYushan National Park (Chinese: 玉山國家公園; pinyin: Yù Shān Gúojiā Gōngyuán) is one of the nine national parks in Taiwan and was named after the summit Yushan, the highest peak of the park. The park covers a total of 103,121 hectares including large sections of the Central Mountain Range. The park contains over thirty peaks more than 3,000 meters in elevation, and two-thirds of the area within the park is above 2,000 meters. The elevation difference in the park is 3,600 meters, and there are many canyons, cliffs, and valleys.Show on map
Pratas IslandThe Pratas Islands, also known as the Dongsha Islands, are an atoll in the north of the South China Sea consisting of three islets about 340 kilometers (211 mi) southeast of Hong Kong. Excluding their associated EEZ and territorial waters, the islets comprise about 240 ha (590 acres), including 64 ha (160 acres) of lagoon area. The People's Republic of China claims the islands, but the Republic of China (ROC) controls them and has declared them a national park. The main island of the group—Pratas Island—is the largest of the South China Sea Islands.Show on map
Xiangyang ShanXiangyang Mountain (Chinese: 向陽山; Hanyu Pinyin: Xiàngyáng Shān; Tongyong Pinyin: Siàngyáng Shan) is a mountain in Taiwan with an elevation of 3,603 m (11,821 ft).Show on map
Banping ShanThe Mount Banping (Chinese: 半屏山; pinyin: Bànpíng Shān) is a mountain in Nanzih District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.Show on map
Guan ShanMount Guan (Chinese: 關山; pinyin: guānshān) is a mountain in the Central Mountain Range of Taiwan with an elevation of 3,666 m (12,028 ft).Show on map
Shou ShanShow on map