Taichung

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Taichung (Hokkien POJ: Tâi-tiong; Hakka PFS: Thòi-chûng, literally "middle of Taiwan"), officially known as Taichung City, is a special municipality located in central Taiwan.wikipedia
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Special municipality (Taiwan)

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Taichung (Hokkien POJ: Tâi-tiong; Hakka PFS: Thòi-chûng, literally "middle of Taiwan"), officially known as Taichung City, is a special municipality located in central Taiwan.
Currently there are six special municipalities in Taiwan: Kaohsiung, New Taipei, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei and Taoyuan.

Taichung–Changhua metropolitan area

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It serves as the core of the Taichung–Changhua metropolitan area, which is the second largest metropolitan area in Taiwan.

Taichung County

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The current city was formed when Taichung County merged with the original provincial Taichung City to form the special municipality on 25 December 2010.
In the early years, Taichung County consists of most territory of Taichū Prefecture except the territory near cities of Taichū (Taichung) and Shōka (Changhua).

National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra

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The city is home to the National Museum of Natural Science, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, the National Taichung Theater, the National Library of Public Information, and the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, as well as many cultural sites, including the historic Taichung Park, the Lin Family Gardens, and many temples.
It is based in Wufeng, Taichung.

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts

The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
The city is home to the National Museum of Natural Science, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, the National Taichung Theater, the National Library of Public Information, and the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, as well as many cultural sites, including the historic Taichung Park, the Lin Family Gardens, and many temples.
The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMoFA; ) is a museum in West District, Taichung, Taiwan.

Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden

Lin Family Gardens
The city is home to the National Museum of Natural Science, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, the National Taichung Theater, the National Library of Public Information, and the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, as well as many cultural sites, including the historic Taichung Park, the Lin Family Gardens, and many temples.
Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden is the general name for the former residence and grounds of the at its ancestral home in Wufeng District, Taichung, Taiwan.

Temples of Taichung

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The city is home to the National Museum of Natural Science, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, the National Taichung Theater, the National Library of Public Information, and the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, as well as many cultural sites, including the historic Taichung Park, the Lin Family Gardens, and many temples.
The Lin Family Ancestral Shrine was first built in what is now Dali City (just south of Taichung City) during the Jiaqing era of the Qing dynasty (1796-1821).

Papora people

Papora
The Atayal Taiwanese aborigines as well as several Taiwanese Plains Aboriginal tribes (including the Taokas, Papora, Pazeh, Hoanya and Babuza people) populated the plains that make up modern Taichung.
They lived primarily in the area around Taichung and the Taiwanese western coastal littoral.

National Library of Public Information

The city is home to the National Museum of Natural Science, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, the National Taichung Theater, the National Library of Public Information, and the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, as well as many cultural sites, including the historic Taichung Park, the Lin Family Gardens, and many temples.
The National Library of Public Information is a public library in South District, Taichung, Taiwan.

Dajia River

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North of the city, on the Dajia River, an aboriginal revolt broke out in 1731 after Chinese officials moved in and compelled them to provide labor.
It flows through Taichung City for 124 km. The sources of the Dajia are: Hsuehshan and Nanhu Mountain in the Central Mountain Range.

National Museum of Natural Science

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The city is home to the National Museum of Natural Science, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, the National Taichung Theater, the National Library of Public Information, and the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, as well as many cultural sites, including the historic Taichung Park, the Lin Family Gardens, and many temples.
The National Museum of Natural Science is a national museum in North District, Taichung, Taiwan.

Taichung Basin

Located in the Taichung Basin, the city was named under Japanese rule, and became a major economic and cultural hub.
It occupies some parts of Taichung City, Nantou County and Changhua County.

Pazeh people

Pazeh
The Atayal Taiwanese aborigines as well as several Taiwanese Plains Aboriginal tribes (including the Taokas, Papora, Pazeh, Hoanya and Babuza people) populated the plains that make up modern Taichung.
The Pazeh (or Pazih; 巴則海 or 巴宰) people, including the Kaxabu, are the descendants of the Pazeh-speaking indigenous people from Taichung and Miaoli areas of Taiwan.

National Taichung Theater

Taichung Metropolitan Opera House
The city is home to the National Museum of Natural Science, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, the National Taichung Theater, the National Library of Public Information, and the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, as well as many cultural sites, including the historic Taichung Park, the Lin Family Gardens, and many temples.
The National Taichung Theater (POJ: Tâi-Tiong Kok-Ka Koa-Ke̍k-Īⁿ) is an opera house in the Taichung’s 7th Redevelopment Zone in the Xitun District of Taichung, Taiwan.

Changhua County

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The revolt spread through the city as far south as Changhua County in May 1732 before the rebels were chased into the mountains by Qing forces. From 1926 to 1945, Taichū Prefecture covered modern-day Taichung as well as Changhua County and Nantou County. The city borders Changhua County, Nantou County, Hualien County, Yilan County, Hsinchu County and Miaoli County.
As a result, Changhua County was created, encompassing the area of modern Changhua County, Taichung, half of Yunlin County and three townships of Nantou County.

Kaohsiung

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Taichung has a population of approximately 2.8 million people and is Taiwan's second most populous city, overtaking Kaohsiung in July 2017.
As of December 2018, Kaohsiung city has a population of 2,773,533 people, making it the third largest city after Taipei and Taichung, and a population density of 939.59 people per square kilometer.

Taichū Prefecture

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From 1926 to 1945, Taichū Prefecture covered modern-day Taichung as well as Changhua County and Nantou County.
The prefecture consisted of modern-day Taichung, Changhua County and Nantou County.

Taichung Municipal Taichung First Senior High School

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Taichū Middle School (now known as Taichung First Senior High School) was founded in 1915 by elite members of local gentry, including Lin Hsien-tang and his brother Lin Lieh-tang, two wealthy Taiwanese intellectuals of the era.
The Taichung municipal Taichung First Senior High School (TCFSH;, also 台中一中) is a senior high school in North District, Taichung, Taiwan.

Taokas people

Taokas
The Atayal Taiwanese aborigines as well as several Taiwanese Plains Aboriginal tribes (including the Taokas, Papora, Pazeh, Hoanya and Babuza people) populated the plains that make up modern Taichung.
The Taokas were located in the areas around today's Hsinchu City/Hsinchu County, Miaoli County, and Taichung City region.

Taiwan under Japanese rule

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Located in the Taichung Basin, the city was named under Japanese rule, and became a major economic and cultural hub.

Taiwan Province

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When Taiwan Province was declared an independent province in 1887, the government intended to construct its capital city at the centrally located Toatun, which was also designated as the seat of Taiwan Prefecture.
Between 1967 and 2014, six special municipalities (Kaohsiung, New Taipei, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei, and Taoyuan) were split off from the province, all in the most populous regions.

Kingdom of Middag

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In the 17th century, the Papora, Babuza, Pazeh, and Hoanya established the Kingdom of Middag, occupying the western part of present-day Taichung.
It had ruled as many as 27 villages, occupying the western part of present-day Taichung county and the northern part of modern Changhua county.

Taichung Park

The city is home to the National Museum of Natural Science, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, the National Taichung Theater, the National Library of Public Information, and the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, as well as many cultural sites, including the historic Taichung Park, the Lin Family Gardens, and many temples.
The Taichung Park is an urban park in North District, Taichung, Taiwan.

Lin Hsien-tang

Taichū Middle School (now known as Taichung First Senior High School) was founded in 1915 by elite members of local gentry, including Lin Hsien-tang and his brother Lin Lieh-tang, two wealthy Taiwanese intellectuals of the era.
Lin was tutored at home and became a wealthy landlord based in Taichung.

Miaoli County

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The city borders Changhua County, Nantou County, Hualien County, Yilan County, Hsinchu County and Miaoli County.
Miaoli is adjacent with Hsinchu County and Hsinchu City to the north, Taichung to the south, and borders the Taiwan Strait to the west.