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Taipei County

Taipei County (台北縣 Pinyin: Tiběi Xin Taiwanese romanisation: tai5-pak-koan5) 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-koan and in Mandarin is Bei Xian (北縣). It is administered as part of Taiwan Province of the Republic of China.

Table of contents
1 Administration
2 Demography
3 External links

Administration

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

 
Tongyong Pinyin Hanzi Wade-Giles Hanyu Pinyin Taiwanese
Banciao City 板橋市 Panchiao Banqiao Pan2-kio5
Sanchong City 三重市 Sanchung Sanchong San Teng Po. / Sam tiong
Jhonghe City 中和市 Chungho Zhonghe Tiong-ho
Yonghe City 永和市 Yungho Yonghe Eng-ho
Sinjhuang City 新莊市 Hsinchuang Xinzhuang Sin-chng
Sindian City 新店市 Hsintien Xindian Sin-Tiam
Shulin City 樹林市 Shulin Shulin Chhu-na
Yingge Township 鶯歌鎮 Yingke Yingge
Sansia Township 三峽鎮 Sanhsia Sanxia
Danshuei Township 淡水鎮 Tanshui Danshui Tamsui / Tam-chui
Sijhih City 汐止市 Hsichih Xizhi
Rueifang Township 瑞芳鎮 Juifang Ruifang Sui-hong
Tucheng City 土城市 Tuch'eng Tucheng Tho-seng
Lujhou City 蘆洲市 Luchou Luzhou Lo-chiu
Wugu Township 五股鄉 Wuku Wugu
Taishan Township 泰山鄉 Taishan Taishan Thai-san
Linkou Township 林口鄉 Link'ou Linkou Lim-khau
Shenkeng Township 深坑鄉 Shengk'eng Shenkeng
Shihding Township 石碇鄉 Shihting Shiding
Pinglin Township 坪林鄉 P'inglin Pinglin
Sanjhih Township 三芝鄉 Sanchih Sanzhi
Shihmen Township 石門鄉 Shihmen Shimen
Bali Township 八里鄉 Pali Bali Pat-li
Pingsi Township 平溪鄉 P'inghsi Pingxi
Shuangsi Township 雙溪鄉 Shuanghsi Shuangxi
Gongliao Township 貢寮鄉 Kungliao Gongliao
Jinshan Township 金山鄉 Chinshan Jinshan Kim-soan
Wanli Township 萬里鄉 Wanli Wanli Ban-li
Wulai Township 烏來鄉 Wulai Wulai ou-lai

The sub-county entities consists of 1013 villages, which in turn are divided into 21597 neighborhoods (鄰).

Demography

Over 80% of Taipei County residents live in the ten township-level cities, which have a total area of 60% of Taipei County.

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

See also Political divisions of the Republic of China

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