Kaohsiung County

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Kaohsiung County
高雄縣
County of the Republic of China

1945–2010
Location of Kaohsiung
Location of Kaohsiung County on Taiwan.
Capital Fengshan City
History
 -  Established 1945
 -  Disestablished 25 December 2010
Area
 -  December 2010 2,792.6744 km2 (1,078 sq mi)
Population
 -  December 2010 1,243,410 
Density 445.2 /km2  (1,153.2 /sq mi)
Political subdivisions 1 County-controlled city
3 Urban townships
23 Rural townships
Today part of Part of the Kaohsiung Municipality
Kaohsiung County
Traditional Chinese 高雄縣
Simplified Chinese 高雄县
Literal meaning High Bravery

Kaohsiung County was a county in southern Taiwan. The county capital was Fongshan City.

History[edit]

Kaohsiung County was established on 6 December 1945 after the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Republic of China in October 1945. On 25 December 2010, the county merged with Kaohsiung City to form a single special municipality.[1]

Administration[edit]

Name (Hanyu Pinyin) Hanzi Wade-Giles Tongyong Pinyin Taiwanese (POJ) Hakka Pha̍k-fa-sṳ
City
Fengshan City 鳳山市 Feng-shan Fongshan Hōng-soaⁿ Fung-sân
Urban townships
Gangshan Township 岡山鎮 Kang-shan Gangshan Kong-san Kông-sân
Meinong Township 美濃鎮 Mei-nung Meinong Bí-long Mî-nùng
Qishan Township 旗山鎮 Ch'i-shan Cishan Kî-san Khì-sân
Rural townships
Alian Township 阿蓮鄉 A-lien Alian A-lian Â-lièn
Daliao Township 大寮鄉 Ta-liao Daliao Tōa-liâu Thai-liàu
Dashe Township 大社鄉 Ta-she Dashe Tōa-siā Thai-sa
Dashu Township 大樹鄉 Ta-shu Dashu Tōa-chhiū Thai-su
Hunei Township 湖內鄉 Hu-nei Hunei Ô͘-lāi Fù-nui
Qieding Township 茄萣鄉 Chia-ting Cieding Ka-tiāⁿ
Jiaxian Township 甲仙鄉 Chia-hsien Jiasian Kah-sian Kap-siên
Linyuan Township 林園鄉 Lin-yuan Linyuan Lîm-hn̂g Lìm-yèn
Liugui Township 六龜鄉 Liu-kuei Liouguei La̍k-ku Liuk-kuî
Luzhu Township 路竹鄉 Lu-chu Lujhu Lō͘-tek Lu-tsuk
Maolin Township 茂林鄉 Mao-lin Maolin Bō͘-lîm Meu-lìm
Mituo Township 彌陀鄉 Mi-t'uo Motuo Mî-tô Mì-thò
Namaxia Township 那瑪夏鄉 Na-ma-hsia Namasia (This name comes from Tsou language)
Neimen Township 內門鄉 Nei-men Neimen Lāi-mn̂g Nui-mùn
Niaosong Township 鳥松鄉 Niao-sung Niaosong Chiáu-chhêng Tiâu-tshiùng
Qiaotou Township 橋頭鄉 Ch'iao-t'ou Ciaotou Kiô-thâu
Renwu Township 仁武鄉 Jen-wu Renwu Jîn-bú Yìn-vú
Shanlin Township 杉林鄉 Shan-lin Shanlin Sam-nâ Tsham-lìm
Taoyuan Township 桃源鄉 T'ao-yuan Taoyuan Thô-goân Thò-ngièn
Tianliao Township 田寮鄉 T'ien-liao Tianliao Chhân-liâu Thièn-liàu
Yanchao Township 燕巢鄉 Yen-ch'ao Yanchao Iàn-châu Yèn-tshâu
Yong'an Township 永安鄉 Yung-an Yong-an Éng-an Yún-ôn
Ziguan Township 梓官鄉 Tzu-kuan Zihguan Chú-koaⁿ Tsṳ́-kôn

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