Taiping District, Taichung

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Coordinates: 24°7′7.6″N 120°45′46.2″E / 24.118778°N 120.762833°E / 24.118778; 120.762833

Taiping District
太平區
District
Skyline of Taiping District 太平區
Taiping District in Taichung City
Taiping District in Taichung City
LocationTaichung, Taiwan
Area
 • Total121 km2 (47 sq mi)
Population (July 2018)
 • Total190,463
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Websitewww.taiping.taichung.gov.tw (in Chinese)
Taiping District office

Taiping District (Chinese: 太平區; pinyin: Tàipíng Qū) is an inner city district in the eastern part of Taichung, Taiwan. It is the second largest district in Taichung City after Heping District.

History[edit]

Taiping used to be a county-controlled city of Taichung County since 1 August 1996 until 25 December 2010, before it was changed to a district under Taichung City.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Taiping District consists of 39 villages, which are Taiping, Zhangyi, Yongcheng, Zhongping, Zhongzheng, Pingan, Zhongxing, Yongping, Tungping, Chenggong, Tunghe, Jianguo, Jianxing, Pinglin, Daxing, Qinyi, Guanghua, Guangming, Zhongshan, Fengnian, Yixin, Yijia, Yichang, Xinping, Xinji, Xincheng, Xinguang, Xinxing, Xingao, Xinfu, Toubian, Shenghe, Tungbian, Xinglong, Fulong, Huangzhu, Guanglong, Yonglong and Delong Village.[1]

Geography[edit]

Economy[edit]

Taiping District supply lots of agriculture products to Taichung urban area, including loquats, longans, bananas, and vegetables.

Education[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Sister cities[edit]

Lincoln, Nebraska is Taiping's sister city.[1]

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