Regions of Taiwan

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The regions of Taiwan are based on the historical administrative divisions. However, most of the definitions are controversial.

Dichotomy[edit]

Quadchotomy[edit]

The most widely used definition is from the Council for Economic Planning and Development, Executive Yuan. The quadchotomy scheme corresponds to the prefectures under Qing Dynasty rule.

No. 1 2 3 4
Name Northern Taiwan Central Taiwan Southern Taiwan Eastern Taiwan Outer islands
北臺灣 中臺灣 南臺灣 東臺灣 外島
Map Northern Taiwan official determined.svg Central Taiwan official determined.svg Southern Taiwan official determined.svg Eastern Taiwan official determined.svg ROC Fuchien.png
Present
divisions
Taipei
New Taipei
Keelung
Taoyuan
Hsinchu City/County
Yilan
Miaoli
Taichung
Changhua
Nantou
Yunlin
Chiayi City/County
Tainan
Kaohsiung
Pingtung
Penghu
Hualien
Taitung
Kinmen
Matsu (Lienchiang)
Historical
Prefectures
Taipei (臺北府) Taiwan (臺灣府) Tainan (臺南府) Taitung (臺東直隸州)

Hexchotomy[edit]

The hexchotomy scheme corresponds to the prefectures under Japanese rule.

No. 1 2 3 4 5 6
Name Pei–Pei–Kee(–Yi) Tao–Chu–Miao Chung–Chang–Tou Yun–Chia–Nan Kao–Ping(–Peng) (Yi–)Hua–Tung (Peng–)Kin–Ma
北北基(宜) 桃竹苗 中彰投 雲嘉南 高屏(澎) (宜)花東 (澎)金馬
Present
divisions
Taipei
New Taipei
Keelung
(Yilan)
Taoyuan
Hsinchu City/County
Miaoli
Taichung
Changhua
Nantou
Yunlin
Chiayi City/County
Tainan
Kaohsiung
Pingtung
(Penghu)
(Yilan)
Hualien
Taitung
(Penghu)
Kinmen
Matsu (Lienchiang)
Historical
Prefectures
Taihoku (臺北州) Shinchiku (新竹州) Taichū (臺中州) Tainan (臺南州) Takao (高雄州)
Hōko (澎湖廳)
Karenkō (花蓮港廳)
Taitō (臺東廳)

See also[edit]