Zuojhen District

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Coordinates: 22°57′19″N 120°23′07″E / 22.955232°N 120.385383°E / 22.955232; 120.385383

Zuojhen
左鎮區
Zuojhen District
Sunrise Erliao Tainan Taiwan.jpg
Official logo of Zuojhen
Zuojhen District in Tainan City
Zuojhen District in Tainan City
LocationTainan, Taiwan
Area
 • Total75 km2 (29 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2018)
 • Total4,825
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Websiteweb.tainan.gov.tw/ZuojhenDistrict_en/ Edit this at Wikidata

Zuojhen District[1][2][3][4][5] (Chinese: 左鎮; Hanyu Pinyin: Zuǒzhèn Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Zuǒjhèn Cyu; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chó-tìn-khu) is a rural district of about 5,065 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

History[edit]

Map including Zuojhen (labeled as Sachin) (1944)
Map including Zuojhen (labeled as Tso-chen-chuang (Sachinshō) 左鎮庄) (1950)

After the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Republic of China in 1945, Zuojhen was organized as a rural township of Tainan County. On 25 December 2010, Tainan County was merged with Tainan City and Zuojhen was upgraded to a district of the city.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district consists of Guanghe, Ronghe, Zuozhen, Zhongzheng, Muguang, Neizhuang, Dengshan, Ganglin, Caoshan and Erliao Village.

Tourist attractions[edit]

  • Tainan City Zuojhen Fossil Park
  • Ancient Woods of Hengshan Ancestors
  • Cailiao Fossil Museum
  • Caoshan Moon World
  • Luo Lai-Shou Museum
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Oyster Glass Window
  • Yanshuei Keng Bubbling Mud[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Office". Tainan City Government Global Website. 3 June 2016. Retrieved 23 July 2019. Zuojhen District Office
  2. ^ "首頁". 區公所-左鎮區. Retrieved 24 July 2019. Tainan City Zuojhen District Office
  3. ^ Zuojhen (Variant - V) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  4. ^ "CDC confirms ninth indigenous dengue patient in Tainan". Taipei Times. 14 July 2019. Retrieved 23 July 2019. An 89-year-old man living in the mountainous Ronghe Borough (榮和) of Zuojhen District (左鎮) developed a fever on Wednesday, the centers said.
  5. ^ 1.7-鄉鎮市區戶口數 [Population for Township and District]. Ministry of the Interior (in Chinese (Taiwan) and English). August 2020. Retrieved 21 September 2020. 左鎮區 Zuojhen District 74.9025 1,918 4,598 2,594 2,004 129.44 2.40 61
  6. ^ "Zuojhen Township". Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
Zuojhen District Office
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