Anding District, Tainan

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Coordinates: 23°5′57.53″N 120°13′37.79″E / 23.0993139°N 120.2271639°E / 23.0993139; 120.2271639

Anding District in Tainan City
Anding District
Anding District office

Anding District (Chinese: 安定區; pinyin: Āndìng Qū; Wade–Giles: An1-ting4 Ch'ü1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: An-tēng khu) is a rural district of about 30,327 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.


During the Dutch colonial era the area was known as Bakloan[1] or Baccloan,[2] with a rarer spelling of Baccaluang. The village was one of four main aboriginal villages near the Dutch base of Tayouan, with around 1,500 inhabitants.[3] It was located about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) northeast of the Dutch base at Fort Zeelandia.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Anding district consists of Sulin, Sucuo, Anding, Baoxi, Anjia, Gangwei, Nanan, Guanliao, Zhongrong, Gangkou, Hailiao, Datong, Liujia, Gangnan, Zhongsa and Xinji Borough.[4]


Tourist attractions[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Campbell (1903), p. 538.
  2. ^ "臺南市政府區公所-安定區". Retrieved 2014-05-25. 
  3. ^ Andrade, Tonio (2005). "Chapter 3: Pax Hollandica". How Taiwan Became Chinese: Dutch, Spanish, and Han Colonization in the Seventeenth Century. Columbia University Press. §3. 
  4. ^
  5. ^ "Anding Township". 2009-10-26. Retrieved 2014-05-25. 

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Administrative Districts". 高雄市政府. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 4 April 2017.