Linkou District

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Linkou District
林口區
District
Zulinshan Temple in Linkou
Zulinshan Temple in Linkou
Location of Linkou in Xinbei City
Location of Linkou in Xinbei City
Linkou District is located in Taiwan
Linkou District
Linkou District
Location of Linkou in Taiwan
Coordinates: 25°06′06″N 121°21′47″E / 25.10167°N 121.36306°E / 25.10167; 121.36306Coordinates: 25°06′06″N 121°21′47″E / 25.10167°N 121.36306°E / 25.10167; 121.36306
Country  Republic of China
Region Northern Taiwan
Special municipality New Taipei City (新北市)
Government
 • District Chief Zhuang Maosheng (莊茂盛)
Area
 • Total 54.15 km2 (20.91 sq mi)
Population (January 2014)
 • Total 94,440
Time zone CST (UTC+8)
Postal code 244
Website http://www.linkou.ntpc.gov.tw
Linkou District
Chinese 林口區
Linkou District office

Linkou District (Chinese: 林口區; pinyin: Línkǒu Qū; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Nâ-kháu khu) is a district in the western part of New Taipei in northern Taiwan.

Geography[edit]

It had a population of 83,165 as of December 2010.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Tunglin Village, Linkou Village, Xilin Village, Jinghu Village, Zhonghu Village, Hubei Village, Hunan Village, Nanshi Village, Renai Village, Lilin Village, Tungshi Village, Liyuan Village, Dingfu Village, Xiafu Village, Jiabao Village, Ruiping Village, Taiping Village.[1]

Education[edit]

Infrastructure[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Linkou is served by the National Highway No. 1, as well as Provincial Highways No. 15 and No. 61. County routes 105, 106 and 108 also run through the district.

Notable natives[edit]

  • Jay Chou - Musician, singer, songwriter, music and film producer, actor, and director.
  • James Soong - Politician in the Republic of China on Taiwan. He founded and chairs the People First Party.
  • Wang Chien-shien - President of the Control Yuan.
  • Pai Ping-ping - Singer, actress, media personality and social activist.

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