Linkou District

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Linkou

林口區
Linkou District
Skyline of Linkou
Location of Linkou in Xinbei City
Location of Linkou in Xinbei City
Coordinates: 25°06′06″N 121°21′47″E / 25.10167°N 121.36306°E / 25.10167; 121.36306Coordinates: 25°06′06″N 121°21′47″E / 25.10167°N 121.36306°E / 25.10167; 121.36306
CountryRepublic of China (Taiwan)
RegionNorthern Taiwan
Special municipalityNew Taipei City (新北市)
Area
 • Total54.15 km2 (20.91 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2016)
 • Total100,554
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
244
Websitewww.linkou.ntpc.gov.tw
Linkou District
Chinese林口區
Linkou Administration Building and Linkou Township Council Building

Linkou District (Chinese: 林口; pinyin: Línkǒu Qū; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Nâ-kháu khu) is a district in the western part of New Taipei in northern Taiwan.

Geography[edit]

It has a population of 98,524 as of April 2015 and has the fastest growth rate among all districts in New Taipei City.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district administers 17 urban villages (all seventeen of which were rural villages () before changes made on December 25, 2010):[1][2]

Education[edit]

Infrastructure[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Road[edit]

Linkou is served by the National Highway No. 1, as well as Provincial Highways No. 15 and No. 61. County routes 105, 106 and 108 also run through the district.

Shopping[edit]

  • Mitsui Outlet Park : The biggest shopping mall in Linkou area. It offers recreational international brands stores, movie theaters, and restaurants.
  • Carrefour: It offers grocery, food, daily needs, home appliance shopping.

Notable natives[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 沿革. LINKOU 林口區公所 Linkou District Office New Taipei City (in Chinese). Retrieved 9 July 2019. 77年(西元1988年)8月1日,林口鄉的行政區域再度有所調整,分別有東勢村自南勢村分出、中湖村從菁湖村分出,使林口鄉所轄村落成為東林、菁湖、湖南、頂福、下福、嘉寶、瑞平、林口、西林、湖北、南勢、太平、東勢、中湖等14村;於91年(西元2002年)2月1日,分別有仁愛村、麗林村自南勢村分出,麗園村由東勢村分出,共有17村。99年(西元2010年)12月25日改制為新北市林口區,村改為里,仍轄17個里。
  2. ^ "2018 Local Elections". Central Election Commission. Retrieved 9 July 2019. Tunglin Vil. Linkou Vil. Xilin Vil. Jinghu Vil. Zhonghu Vil. Hubei Vil. Hunan Vil. Nanshi Vil. Tungshi Vil. Dingfu Vil. Xiafu Vil. Jiabao Vil. Ruiping Vil. Taiping Vil. Renai Vil. Lilin Vil. Liyuan Vil., Chinese version: [1]

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