Shilin District

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Shilin

士林區
District
Shilin District
Skyline of Shilin
TaipeiShihlinDistrict.png
CountryRepublic of China
RegionNorthern Taipei
Divisions
Area
 • Total62.3682 km2 (24.0805 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2014)
 • Total289,898
 • Density4,600/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Postal code
111

Shilin District is a district of Taipei, Republic of China. It is a residential district, and famous residents include the late Chiang Kai-shek, former President of the Republic of China. The district is divided into 51 villages (里), which are further divided up into 987 villages (鄰).[1]

The culture of Taipei is said to be started in Shilin district.[1]

Education[change | change source]

Shilin has three universities: Ming Chuan University, Soochow University, and the Chinese Culture University. Some international schools, like the Taipei American School, Taipei Japanese School, and Taipei European School are in this district. The district is also has vocational colleges, four senior high schools, eight junior high schools, and twenty elementary schools.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "About Shilin District". Taipei City Government. 28 January 2010. Retrieved 9 June 2014.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 25°05′00″N 121°31′01″E / 25.0833°N 121.517°E / 25.0833; 121.517