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Taipei County

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Taipei County
臺北縣

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Taipei County emblem

Abbreviation: North County (北縣)

CapitalBanciao City
Region Northern Taiwan
County magistrateLin Hsi-yao(acting)

Area

Ranked 7 of 18

 - Total
 - % water

2,052.5667 km²
0%

Population

Ranked 1 of 18

 - Total (May 2004)
 - Density

3,689,664
1796/km²

County flower: Azalea
County tree:Camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora)
Image:Taipei_County_location.png

Taipei County (台北縣 Pinyin: Tiběi Xin Taiwanese romanisation: Ti-pak-koān) is located in northern Taiwan and encircles Taipei City. It is south of Keelung, north of Taoyuan County and west of Yilan. Its abbreviation in Taiwanese is Pak-koān and in Mandarin is Bei Xian (北縣). It is administered as part of Taiwan Province of the Republic of China.

Demographics

Over 80% of Taipei County residents live in the ten township-level cities, which have a total area of one-sixth of Taipei County.

28.80% of Taipei County residents moved from Taipei City or Kaohsiung City.

Administration

Taipei County controls ten township-level cities (縣轄市), four urban townships (鎮), and fifteen rural townships (鄉).

The sub-county entities consists of 1013 villages, which in turn are divided into 21598 neighborhoods (鄰).(2004/4)

See also: Political divisions of the Republic of China

Tongyong Pinyin Hanzi Wade-Giles Hanyu Pinyin Taiwanese
Banciao City 板橋市 Pan-ch'iao Bǎnqio Pang-ki
Sanchong City 三重市 San-ch'ung Sānchng Saⁿ-tēng-po / Sam-ting
Jhonghe City 中和市 Chung-ho Zhōngh Tiong-h
Yonghe City 永和市 Yung-ho Yǒngh ng-h
Sinjhuang City 新莊市 Hsin-chuang Xīnzhuāng Sin-chng
Sindian City 新店市 Hsin-tien Xīndin Sin-tim
Shulin City 樹林市 Shu-lin Shln Chhiū-n-
Yingge Township 鶯歌鎮 Ying-ko Yīnggē Eng-ko
Sansia Township 三峽鎮 San-hsia Sānxi Sam-kiap
Danshuei Township 淡水鎮 Tan-shui Dnshuǐ Tām-si / Tām-chi
Sijhih City 汐止市 Hsi-chih Xzhǐ Se̍k-ch
Rueifang Township 瑞芳鎮 Jui-fang Rufāng Sūi-hong
Tucheng City 土城市 T'u-ch'eng Tǔchng Th-siⁿ
Lujhou City 蘆洲市 Lu-chou Lzhōu L-chiu
Wugu Township 五股鄉 Wu-ku Wǔgǔ Ng-k
Taishan Township 泰山鄉 T'ai-shan Tishān Thi-san
Linkou Township 林口鄉 Lin-k'ou Lnkǒu N-khu
Shenkeng Township 深坑鄉 Shen-k'eng Shēnkēng Chhim-khiⁿ
Shihding Township 石碇鄉 Shih-ting Shdng Chio̍h-tiⁿ
Pinglin Township 坪林鄉 P'ing-lin Pngln Phiⁿ-lm
Sanjhih Township 三芝鄉 San-chih Sānzhī Sam-chi
Shihmen Township 石門鄉 Shih-men Shmn Chio̍h-mn̂g
Bali Township 八里鄉 Pa-li Bālǐ Pat-l
Pingsi Township 平溪鄉 P'ing-hsi Pngxī Png-khe
Shuangsi Township 雙溪鄉 Shuang-hsi Shuāngxī Siang-khe
Gongliao Township 貢寮鄉 Kung-liao Gnglio Khong--liu
Jinshan Township 金山鄉 Chin-shan Jīnshān Kim-san
Wanli Township 萬里鄉 Wan-li Wnlǐ Bān-l
Wulai Township 烏來鄉 Wu-lai Wūli U-lai

External links

  • Official site (http://www.tpc.gov.tw/english/index.html) (bilingual)
  • Bilingual map (http://www.moiland.gov.tw/translation/taipei.htm)


ja:台北県

zh-tw:臺北縣

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