Liugui District, Kaohsiung
Liugui District in Kaohsiung City
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Liougui District (Chinese: 六龜區; Hanyu Pinyin: Liùguī Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Liòuguei Cyu; Wade–Giles: Liu4-kuei1 Ch'ü1) is a rural district of Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. It is the third largest district in Kaohsiung City after Tauyuan District and Namasia District.
The former name of the area is Lakkuli (Chinese: 六龜里社; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: La̍k-ku-lí-siā). In 1902, in the early Japanese era, the area was administered as "Lakkuli Village" (六龜里庄). In 1910, it was modified to Rokkiri Subprefecture (Japanese: 六龜里支廳), Akō Prefecture (阿緱廳). In 1920, it was under Rokuki Village (六龜庄), Heitō District (屏東郡), Takao Prefecture. In 1932, Rokuki was annexed into Kizan District (旗山郡) under Takao Prefecture.
Liougui District consists of 12 villages.
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