Dongshan District, Tainan

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Coordinates: 23°17′07″N 120°26′00″E / 23.285188°N 120.433449°E / 23.285188; 120.433449

Dongshan
東山區
District
Dongshan District
Skyline of Dongshan
Nickname(s): Hoansia
Dongshan District in Tainan City
Dongshan District in Tainan City
Country Taiwan
Special municipality Tainan
Area
 • Total 124.978 km2 (48.254 sq mi)
Population (January 2016)
 • Total 21,568
 • Density 190.273/km2 (492.80/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC+8)
Postal code 733
Website www.tainan.gov/dongshan
Dongshan District office

Dongshan District (Chinese: 東山區; pinyin: Dōngshān Qū; Wade–Giles: Tung1-shan1 Ch'ü1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tong-san-khu) is a rural district in Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China. It was formerly called Hoansia (Chinese: 番社; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: hoan-siā).[1]

History[edit]

During the Dutch era, the place was known as Dorko, and existed as a township called To-lo-koh in the early 20th century.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Tungshan Village, Tungzhong Village, Tungzheng Village, Dake Village, Sanrong Village, Keli Village, Tunghe Village, Shengxian Village, Nanxi Village, Shuiyun Village, Linan Village, Tungyuan Village, Lingnan Village, Nanshi Village, Jingshan Village, Gaoyuan Village.

Economy[edit]

Dongshan is famous for its coffee crop.

Tourist attractions[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://web1.tainan.gov.tw/NewEnglish/CP/12376/Dongshan-1.aspx
  2. ^ Campbell, William (1903). "Explanatory Notes". Formosa under the Dutch: described from contemporary records, with explanatory notes and a bibliography of the island. London: Kegan Paul. p. 541. OCLC 644323041.