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Population density among Kaohsiung and Pingtung.
According to the definition of metropolitan areas formerly used by the ROC government, Kaohsiung metropolitan area (高雄都會區) includes the following areas:
However, since the merger of Kaohsiung City and the former Kaohsiung County on December 25, 2010, this official definition of the metropolitan area has been abolished as obsolete.
Coordinates: 22°38′00″N 120°20′00″E / 22.6333°N 120.3333°E