Yunlin County (Mandarin pinyin: Yúnlín Xiàn; Taigi POJ: Hûn-lîm-koān; Hakka PFS: Yùn-lìm-yen) is a county in western Taiwan. Yunlin County borders the Taiwan Strait to the west, Nantou County to the east, Changhua County to the north at the Zhuoshui River , and Chiayi County to the south at the Beigang River .
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Yulin is located in southeastern Guangxi province along the border with Guangdong. It is a hilly basin with a total area of 12,838 km 2 (4,957 sq mi). Yulin's climate is subtropical and monsoonal. Average annual temperatures is 22.9 °C. Yearly precipitation is 1,577 mm. Climate data for Yulin (1981−2010 normals)
Yunlin (Chinese: 雲林; pinyin: Yúnlín) is a railway station at Huwei Township, Yunlin County, Taiwan served by Taiwan High Speed Rail Overview The elevated station has two side platforms. It was opened on 1 December 2015 ...
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Baozhong Township was originally known as Pujianglung Village. During the Qing Dynasty rule, the township was under the jurisdiction of Changhua County and later changed under Yunlin County. During the Japanese rule, the township was placed under the jurisdiction of Pujianglung District, Tuku Subprefecture. Later, Baozhong Townshipwas established t...
There is a total of nine villagesin Baozhong: 1. Zhongmin (中民村) 2. Zhongsheng (中勝村) 3. Tianyang (田洋村) 4. Youcai (有才村) 5. Pujiang (埔姜村) 6. Maming (馬鳴村) 7. Xinhu (新湖村) 8. Chaocuo (潮厝村) 9. Longyan (龍岩村)
According to the census conducted by the Huwei Household Registration Office (虎尾戶政事務所) in December 2017, there are currently about 13,010 people living in Baozhong, in which 53.76% of them are male and 46.24% of them are female. The population of the township has been decreasing every year since 1998. The number of households, however, has been gai...Mamingshan Chiang Kai-shek Memorial ParkMamingshan Jhen-an TempleChen Liang-gee, Minister of Science and TechnologyShu Chin-chiang, Chairman of Taiwan Solidarity Union(2005-2006)Teresa Teng, former Taiwanese popsinger
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The town was formerly called Haikou (Chinese: 海口, meaning "seaport" or "river mouth"), a direct toponym describing the town's location at the end of the Huwei River where the river empties into the ocean. In 1941, the town was renamed Taisi. The reason for this name change was due to a perceived national shortcoming: in Taiwan, there existed four c...
As of December 2016, Taisi had 8,727 households and a total population of 24,212, including 11,244 females and 12,968 males.
The township comprises 15 villages: Fuci, Gwanghua, Haibei, Haikou, Hainan, Hefong, Niusi, Cyuanjhou, Shanliao, Taisi, Wengang, Wugang, Wusiang, Siding and Yongfong.Freeway 17 (Binghai Freeway)Freeway 61Freeway 78Highway 154, 155, 158
The Taisi Seaside Park built in 1992 by the Yunlin County Government covers 121 hectares and is a main contributor to the local economy. The park is primarily wetlands and is host to a variety of w...
In 1982, a novel was published telling the story of a young Taisi man who escaped prison and went on a killing spree in Taiwan. Although this was fiction, it had a large impact on the way other Taiwanese people perceive its villagers to this day.
Zhang Yulin (Chinese: 张育林; born January 1958) is an astronautic engineer and lieutenant general of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China. He has been Deputy Director of the PLA General Armaments Department since 2011, and previously served as the President of National University of Defense Technology (NUDT), and Commander of the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.
Changhua City library. Changhua ( Hokkien POJ: Chiong-hòa or Chiang-hòa ), officially known as Changhua City, is a county-administered city and the county seat of Changhua County in Taiwan Province of the Republic of China. For many centuries the site was home to a settlement of Babuza people, a coastal tribe of Taiwanese aborigines.