Dongshan District, Tainan

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Coordinates: 23°17′0.2″N 120°26′35.6″E / 23.283389°N 120.443222°E / 23.283389; 120.443222

Dongshan District
Skyline of Dongshan
Nickname(s): Hoansia
Dongshan District in Tainan City
Dongshan District in Tainan City
Country Taiwan
Special municipality Tainan
 • 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
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]


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


Dongshan is famous for its coffee crop.

Tourist attractions[edit]

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-21. Retrieved 2014-02-08. 
  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.