Bade District

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Coordinates: 24°57′27.43″N 121°17′55.62″E / 24.9576194°N 121.2987833°E / 24.9576194; 121.2987833

Bade
八德區
District
Bade District
Bade District in Taoyuan City
Bade District in Taoyuan City
Location of Bade
Country  Taiwan
Municipality Taoyuan City
Government
 • Type District
 • Mayor Ho Cheng-sen[1]
Area
 • Total 33.71 km2 (13.02 sq mi)
Population (January 2017)
 • Total 193,236
Bade District office (then Bade City office)

Bade District (Chinese: 八德區; pinyin: Bādé Qū) is a district in the central part of Taoyuan City, Taiwan (Republic of China). It is the smallest district in Taoyuan City.[2]

History[edit]

Bade City was originally established as Bakuaicuo (八塊厝) during Qing Dynasty rule. During the period of Japanese rule, it was called Hachitoku Village (八塊庄), and was governed under Tōen District (桃園郡) of Shinchiku Prefecture.

After the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Republic of China, the city was renamed to Bade Township in 1946. In 1995, it was changed to county-controlled city named Bade City (Chinese: 八德市; pinyin: Bādé Shì). On 25 December 2014, it was finally changed to a district named Bade District.[2]

Geography[edit]

Area: 33.71 square kilometres (13.02 sq mi)[2]
Population: 193,236 (January 2017)[3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district comprises 48 villages: Bailu, Daai, Daan, Dachang, Dacheng, Dafa, Dafu, Dahan, Dahe, Dahong, Dahua, Dajiang, Daming, Danan, Daqian, Daqing, Daren, Darong, Dashun, Datong, Daxin, Daxing, Dayi, Dayong, Dazheng, Dazhi, Dazhong, Dazhu, Fuxing, Gaocheng, Gaoming, Guangde, Guanglong, Guangxing, Jiadong, Jiaming, Liuguang, Longyou, Ruide, Ruifa, Ruifeng, Ruitai, Ruixiang, Ruixing, Xiaoli, Xingren, Yongfeng and Zhuyuan.

Education[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Guishan is served by National Highway No. 2.

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "桃園縣八德市公所-英文版-A Note from the Mayor". Pader.gov.tw. 2012-12-20. Retrieved 2014-05-05. 
  2. ^ a b c "Taoyuan County Government - Bade City". Tycg.gov.tw. 2014-01-04. Archived from the original on 2014-04-21. Retrieved 2014-05-05. 
  3. ^ 人口統計 [Population statistics]. tycg.gov.tw (in Chinese). Department of Civil Affairs, Taoyuan. Retrieved 2017-02-15. 

External links[edit]

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