Xinying District

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Xinying District
新營區
Skyline of Xinying District新營區
Location in Tainan City
Location in Tainan City
Country Taiwan
City Tainan
Incorporated 1981
District 2010
Government
 • Mayor Lee Chung-chih (李宗智)
Area
 • Total 38.5386 km2 (14.8798 sq mi)
Population (January 2014)
 • Total 78,560
 • Density 2,031/km2 (5,260/sq mi)
Website http://www.sych.gov.tw/
Xinying District office

Xinying District (Chinese: 新營區; Hanyu Pinyin: Xinying Qu; Tongyong Pinyin: Sinying Cyu; Wade–Giles: Hsin-ying chu) or Sinying District is a district and the location of second administration center of Tainan City Government of Tainan City in Taiwan. Sugar production was the most important industry in Xinying.

History[edit]

On 25 December 1981, Xinying was the county capital of Tainan County as Xinying City from the former Xinying Township. After 25 December 2010, Tainan City merged with Tainan County to form a single special municipality, subsequently Xinying City became Xinying District.

Geography[edit]

Located in the northern portion of Tainan, Taiwan, Xinying District is the former administrative seat of Tainan County (currently Tainan City). It has a tropical monsoon climate and is known for its many snacks and traditions.

Education[edit]

Senior High Schools[edit]

  • Xinying Senior High School (國立新營高級中學)
  • Xinying Industrial Professional School (國立新營高級工業職業學校)
  • Tainan City Nan'guang Private Senior High School (臺南市私立南光高級中學)
  • Tainan City Xingguo Private Senior High School (臺南市私立興國高級中學)
  • Tainan City Yude Private Industrial Professional School (臺南市私立育德工業家事職業學校)

Junior High Schools[edit]

  • Tainan City Xindong Junior High School (臺南市立新東國民中學)
  • Tainan City Taizi Junior High School (Taizi Palace) (臺南市立太子國民中學【太子宮】)
  • Tainan City Nanxin Junior High School (臺南市立南新國民中學)

Primary Schools[edit]

  • Tainan City Xinying District Primary School (臺南市新營區新營國民小學)
  • Tainan City Xinying District Tuku Primary School (臺南市新營區土庫國民小學)
  • Tainan City Xinying District Gongcheng Primary School (臺南市新營區公誠國民小學)
  • Tainan City Xinying District Nanzi Primary School (臺南市新營區南梓國民小學)
  • Tainan City Xinying District Xinsheng Primary School (臺南市新營區新生國民小學)
  • Tainan City Xinying District Xintai Primary School (臺南市新營區新泰國民小學)
  • Tainan City Xinying District Xinjin Primary School (臺南市新營區新進國民小學)
  • Tainan City Xinying District Xinqiao Primary School (Tiexian Bridge) (臺南市新營區新橋國民小學【鐵線橋】)
  • Tainan City Xinying District Xinxing Primary School (臺南市新營區新興國民小學)
  • Tainan City Xinying District Xinmin Primary School (臺南市新營區新民國民小學)

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Xinying is served by National Highway No. 1 (國道一號) and the TRA Western Line (臺鐵西部幹線) Xinying Station. It is also served by Provincial Highway No. 1.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°18′30″N 120°18′50″E / 23.30833°N 120.31389°E / 23.30833; 120.31389