Tainan County

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Tainan County
Traditional Chinese 臺南 or 台南
Simplified Chinese 台南
Tainan County in the Republic of China

Tainan County was a county of the Republic of China in southern Taiwan before it merged with the provincial Tainan City to form a new special municipality in 2010. The county capital was Xinying City.

History[edit]

Tainan County was established in Taiwan Province on 7 January 1946 after the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Republic of China in October 1945. It merged with the city of Tainan on 25 December 2010 to form a single special municipality.[1]

Administration[edit]

At the time it merged with city of Tainan, Tainan County administered two cities, seven urban townships and 22 rural townships. All of these became districts of the city of Tainan.

Name (Hanyu Pinyin) Hanzi Wade-Giles Tongyong Pinyin Taiwanese (POJ) Hakka Pha̍k-fa-sṳ
City
Xinying City 新營市 Hsin-ying Sinying Sin-iâⁿ Sîn-yàng
Yongkang City 永康市 Yung-k'ang Yongkang Éng-khong Yún-không
Urban townships
Baihe Township 白河鎮 Pai-he Baihe Pe̍h-hô Pha̍k-hò
Jiali Township 佳里鎮 Chia-li Jiali Ka-lí Kâ-lî
Madou Township 麻豆鎮 Ma-you Madou Môa-tāu Mà-theu
Shanhua Township 善化鎮 Shan-hua Shanhua Siān-hòa San-fa
Xinhua Township 新化鎮 Hsin-hua Sinhua Sin-hòa Sîn-fa
Xuejia Township 學甲鎮 Hsüe-chia Syuejia Ha̍k-kah Ho̍k-kap
Yanshui Township 鹽水鎮 Yen-shui Yanshuei Kiâm-chúi Yàm-súi
Rural townships
Anding Township 安定鄉 An-ting Anding An-tēng Ôn-thin
Beimen Township 北門鄉 Pei-men Beimen Pak-mn̂g Pet-mùn
Danei Township 大內鄉 Ta-nei Danei Tōa-lāi Thai-nui
Dongshan Township 東山鄉 Tung-shan Dongshan Tong-san Tûng-sân
Guanmiao Township 關廟鄉 Kuan-miao Guanmiao Koan-biō Kûan-meu
Guantian Township 官田鄉 Kuan-t'ien Guantian Koaⁿ-tiān Kôn-thièn
Guiren Township 歸仁鄉 Kuei-Jen Gueiren Kui-jîn Kûi-yìn
Houbi Township 後壁鄉 Hou-pi Houbi Āu-piah Heu-piak
Jiangjun Township 將軍鄉 Chiang-chün Jiangjyun Chiong-kun Tsiông-kiûn
Liujia Township 六甲鄉 Liu-chia Lioujia La̍k-kah Liuk-kap
Liuying Township 柳營鄉 Liu-ying Liouying Liú-iâⁿ Liú-yàng
Longqi Township 龍崎鄉 Lung-ch'i Longci Liông-kiā Liùng-khì
Nanhua Township 南化鄉 Nan-hua Nanhua Lâm-hòa Nàm-fa
Nanxi Township 楠西鄉 Nan-hsi Nansi Lâm-se Nàm-sî
Qigu Township 七股鄉 Ch'i-ku Cigu Chhit-kó͘ Tshit-kú
Rende Township 仁德鄉 Jen-te Rende Jîn-tek Yìn-tet
Shanshang Township 山上鄉 Shan-shang Shanshang San-siōng Sân-song
Xiaying Township 下營鄉 Hsia-ying Siaying Ē-iâⁿ Ha-yàng
Xigang Township 西港鄉 Hsi-kang Sigang Sai-káng Sî-kóng
Xinshi Township 新市鄉 Hsin-shih Sinshih Sin-chhī Sîn-sṳ
Yujing Township 玉井鄉 Yü-ching Yujing Gio̍k-chéⁿ Ngiu̍k-tsiáng
Zuozhen Township 左鎮鄉 Tsuo-chen Zuojhen Chó-tìn Tsó-tsṳ́n

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gao, Pat (2010-11-01). "A Bigger South". Taiwan Today. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 

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