Qishan District

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Coordinates: 22°52′05″N 120°28′26″E / 22.867951°N 120.473907°E / 22.867951; 120.473907

Cishan
旗山區
Qishan
District
Cishan District[1]
Qishan District
Qishan District
Qishan District in Kaohsiung City
Qishan District in Kaohsiung City
Country Taiwan
Region Southern Taiwan
Area[2]
 • Total 94.6122 km2 (36.5300 sq mi)
Population (January 2016)
 • Total 37,749
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Qishan District office

Cishan District (also spelled Qishan; Chinese: 旗山區; Hanyu Pinyin: Qíshān Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Císhan Cyu; Wade–Giles: Ch'i2-shan1 Ch'ü1) is a suburban district in northeastern Kaohsiung, Taiwan.[2]

Geography[edit]

  • Area: 94.61 square kilometres (36.53 sq mi)
  • Population: 37,749 (2016)
An old street in Qishan.

Education[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

  • Qishan Tianhou Temple
  • Cishan Wude Hall
  • Jhongshan Old Street
  • Jhongshan Park
  • Mount Ciwei
  • Mount Jhongliao Leisure and Agriculture Area
  • Qishan Train Station
  • Stone Arches Corridor
  • Wulong Fongsan Temple[2]

Transportation[edit]

Until the 1970s, a branch railroad linked Qishan with the main north-south railway. Now, the most important transportation link is National Highway No. 10.

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Administrative Districts". 高雄市政府. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 4 April 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c "A visitor's guide to Cishan". Cishan Township Office, Kaohsiung County. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Administrative Districts". 高雄市政府. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 4 April 2017.