Xinzhuang District

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Xinzhuang
新莊區
District
Xinzhuang District
新海大橋新莊端.JPG
Xinzhuang District in New Taipei City
Xinzhuang District in New Taipei City
Coordinates: 25°02′N 121°27′E / 25.033°N 121.450°E / 25.033; 121.450Coordinates: 25°02′N 121°27′E / 25.033°N 121.450°E / 25.033; 121.450
Country Taiwan
Region Northern Taiwan
Special municipality New Taipei
Area
 • Total 19.74 km2 (7.62 sq mi)
Population (January 2016)
 • Total 413,443
 • Density 9,678.14/km2 (25,066.3/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC+8)
Postal code 242
Website http://web.archive.org/web/20120126062951/ http://www.xinzhuang.tpc.gov.tw:80/
Xinzhuang District
Chinese 新莊區
Xinzhuang District office

Xinzhuang District (Chinese: 新莊區; Hanyu Pinyin: Xīnzhuāng Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Sinjhuang Cyu) is an inner city district in the western part of New Taipei in northern Taiwan. It has an area of 19.74 km2 (7.62 sq mi) and a population of 413,443 people (2016).

History[edit]

A former name of the area is Pulauan (Chinese: 武溜灣; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Bú-liu-oan).[1] On 15 January 1980, Xinzhuang was upgraded from an urban township to be a county-controlled city of Taipei County. On 25 December 2010, Taipei County was upgraded to New Taipei City, and Xinzhuang City was upgraded to a district.

Overview[edit]

The district is bordered by Wugu and Taishan to the north, Sanchong to the east, Banqiao and Shulin to the south, and Taoyuan City to the west.

Government agencies[edit]

Educational institutions[edit]

Colleges[edit]

Senior High Schools[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Taipei Metro[edit]

Taoyuan Airport MRT[edit]

Notable natives[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Entry #40111 (武溜灣)". 臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典 [Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan] (in Chinese and Hokkien). Ministry of Education, R.O.C. 2011. 

External links[edit]

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