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Kaohsiung City - Knowledge Base

PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 3:26 pm
by long_way
Kaohsiung (traditional Chinese: 高雄; Tongyong Pinyin: Gaosyóng; Hanyu Pinyin: Gāoxióng; Wade-Giles: Kao-hsiung ; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko-hiông; old names: Takao, Takow, Takau) is a city located in southwestern Taiwan. It is enclosed by the Kaohsiung County, and faces the Taiwan Strait on the west. As one of two Direct-controlled municipalities under the administration of Republic of China (ROC), Kaohsiung is officially named as the Kaohsiung City, a province-level political division. It is divided into eleven districts, each with an office.

Learn more:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaohsiung_City

http://wikitravel.org/en/Kaohsiung

See it:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/Kaohsiung/show/


http://www.flickr.com/groups/kaohsiung/

http://www.webshots.com/explains/travel/kaohsiung.html