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
臺南市左鎮區公所
Tainan City
Zuojhen District Office
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)

Zuojhen District[1][2][3][4][5][6] (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[7]

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. ^ "District Chief". Eastern District Office, Tainan. Retrieved 21 October 2019. Confidential Secretary and Section Chief of the Township Office of Zuojhen District, Tainan County
  4. ^ Zuojhen (Variant - V) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ 1.7-鄉鎮市區戶口數 [Population for Township and District]. Ministry of the Interior (in Chinese 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
  7. ^ "Zuojhen Township". Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
Zuojhen District Office
Zuojhen District Library