Chiayi City

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Chiayi

嘉義
嘉義市 · Chiayi City
Clockwise from top left:View of night in Chiayi, Chiayi Confucius Temple, Fountain at the Lantan Reservoir, Chiayi City Sports Arena, Chiayi Sun Shoting Tower, Chiayi National University
Clockwise from top left:View of night in Chiayi, Chiayi Confucius Temple, Fountain at the Lantan Reservoir, Chiayi City Sports Arena, Chiayi Sun Shoting Tower, Chiayi National University
Flag of Chiayi
Flag
Official seal of Chiayi
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Peach City (桃城) or Jia City (嘉市)
Location of Chiayi
Coordinates: Coordinates: 23°28′48″N 120°26′59″E / 23.48000°N 120.44972°E / 23.48000; 120.44972
Country Republic of China (Taiwan)
RegionSouthwestern Taiwan
CapitalEast District (東區)
Government
 • MayorHuang Ming-hui
 • Deputy MayorLee Si-jin
Area
(Ranked 24 of 25)
 • Total60.0256 km2 (23.1760 sq mi)
Elevation
69 m (226 ft)
Population
(2013)
 • Total271,338
 • Density4,500/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
 Population ranked 21 of 25
Postal code
600
Area code(s)(+886) 05
Districts2
FlowerHong Kong orchid tree
(Bauhinia blakeana)
TreeHong Kong orchid tree
Websitewww.chiayi.gov.tw (English)

Chiayi City (Chinese: 嘉義市; Taiwanese: Ka-gī chhī) is a provincial city of southwestern Taiwan Province of the Republic of China. Formerly called Kagi during the Japanese era, its historical name in Chinese (諸羅山) borrows from the Taiwanese aboriginal word Tirosen.

Districts[change | change source]

  • East District (東區)
  • West District (西區)

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