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Shiding District

Shiding
石碇區
District
Shiding District
Shiding District in New Taipei City
Shiding District in New Taipei City
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Country Republic of China (Taiwan)
Special municipality New Taipei City
Time zone +8

Shiding District (Chinese: 石碇區; Hanyu Pinyin: Shídìng Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Shíhdìng Cyu; literally: "stone anchor") is a rural district in southern New Taipei City, Taiwan.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Education 3
  • Tourist attractions 4
  • Transportation 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

History

Shiding used to be a thriving town during the Qing Dynasty due to its geographically favorable condition as a resting place on the way to Yilan and its coal mine resources and tea trading. Shiding was a rural township of Taipei County until the upgrade of the county to become the New Taipei municipality on 25 December 2010, Shiding became a district.

Geography

Education

Tourist attractions

Transportation

The district is accessible by bus from Jingmei Station of Taipei Metro.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.travelking.com.tw/eng/tourguide/taipei/shiding-old-street.html

External links

  • Government Website
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