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Tainan (Hokkien POJ: Tâi-lâm), officially Tainan City, is a special municipality of Taiwan, facing the Formosan Strait or Taiwan Strait in the west and south. [1]

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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Advanced Micro Devices

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American multinational semiconductor company based in Santa Clara, California, that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets.

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Almere

Almere is a planned city and municipality in the province of Flevoland, Netherlands, bordering Lelystad and Zeewolde.

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Anding District, Tainan

Anding District is a rural district of about 30,577 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Ang Lee

Ang Lee OBS (born October 23, 1954) is a Taiwanese film director and screenwriter.

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Annan District

Annan District is a coastal district located in the west of Tainan, Taiwan.

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Annette Lu

Annette Lu Hsiu-lien (born 7 June 1944) is a Taiwanese politician.

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Anping District

Anping District is a district of Tainan, Taiwan.

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Baihe District

Baihe District is a district located in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Batavia, Dutch East Indies

Batavia was the name of the capital city of the Dutch East Indies that corresponds to the present-day Central Jakarta.

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Battle of Penghu

The Battle of Penghu was a naval battle fought in 1683 between the Kingdom of Tungning based in Taiwan and the Manchu-led Qing Empire of China.

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Beimen District

Beimen District is a rural district of about 11,517 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Buddhism

Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

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Cagayan de Oro

, officially the, (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Cagayan de Oro; Filipino: Lungsod ng Cagayan de Oro), or simply referred to as Cagayan de Oro City, is a highly urbanized city in Northern Mindanao,.

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Capitulation of Tainan

The Capitulation of Tainan, on 21 October 1895, was the last act in the Japanese invasion of Taiwan.

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Carbondale, Illinois

Carbondale is a city in Jackson County, Illinois, United States, within the Southern Illinois region informally known as "Little Egypt." The city developed from 1853 because of the stimulation of railroad construction into the area.

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Cavite City

Cavite City, officially the City of Cavite (Lungsod ng Cavite; Ciudad de Cavite), is a fourth class urban component city in the province of Cavite of the region of CALABARZON in the Philippines.

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Chang Chau-hsiung

Chang Chau-hsiung (born February 3, 1942) is a Taiwanese physician and politician.

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Chang Jung Christian University

Chang Jung Christian University (CJCU) is a privately funded, research-intensive, Presbyterian, co-educational university located in Guiren District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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Chen Chin-Feng

Chen Chin-Feng (born 28 October 1977) is a baseball outfielder who was the first Taiwan-born player playing in Major League Baseball in 2002.

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Chen Shui-bian

Chen Shui-bian (born October 12, 1950) is a retired Taiwanese politician and lawyer who served as President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) from 2000 to 2008.

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Chen Wei-ling

Chen Wei-ling (born January 4, 1982) is from Tainan, Taiwan, ROC.

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Chen-Yuan Lee

Chen-Yuan Lee (December 4, 1915 – November 2, 2001), was a Taiwanese pharmacologist and political activist.

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Chi Mei Corporation

Chi Mei Corporation is a plastics producer in Taiwan.

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Chianan Irrigation

Chianan Irrigation, also known as the Kanan Irrigation System, was built for promoting the agricultural productions of Chianan Plain of Taiwan.

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Chiayi

Chiayi, officially known as Chiayi City and sometimes as Chia-I, is a provincial city located in the plains of southwestern Taiwan.

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Chiayi County

Chiayi County is a county in southwestern Taiwan surrounding but not including Chiayi City.

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Chien-Ming Wang

Chien-Ming Wang (born March 31, 1980) is a Taiwanese former professional baseball pitcher.

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Chimei Museum

The Chimei Museum is a private museum established in 1992 by the Chi Mei Corporation in Rende District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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Chin-lung Hu

Chin-lung Hu (born February 2, 1984) is a Taiwanese professional baseball player, currently with the Fubon Guardians of the Chinese Professional Baseball League.

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Chou Tzu-yu

Chou Tzu-yu (born June 14, 1999), professionally known by the mononym Tzuyu, is a Taiwanese singer based in South Korea and a member of the K-pop girl group Twice, under JYP Entertainment.

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Christian mission

A Christian mission is an organized effort to spread Christianity.

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Cigu District

Cigu District is a rural district of about 23,378 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Columbus, Ohio

Columbus is the state capital and the most populous city in Ohio.

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Council for Economic Planning and Development

The Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) was a government agency responsible for drafting overall plans for national economic development in the Taiwan (ROC).

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Danei District

Danei.

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Delonix regia

Delonix regia, the flame tree, is a species of flowering plant in the bean family Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae.

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Democratic Progressive Party

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), also known as Minjindang (MJD) is a liberal political party in the Taiwan and the dominant party in the Pan-Green Coalition as it is currently the majority ruling party, controlling both the presidency and the unicameral Legislative Yuan.

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District (Taiwan)

Districts are administrative subdivisions of Special municipalities and provincial cities of Taiwan.

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Dongshan District, Tainan

Dongshan District is a rural district in Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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Dutch East India Company

The United East India Company, sometimes known as the United East Indies Company (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie; or Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie in modern spelling; abbreviated to VOC), better known to the English-speaking world as the Dutch East India Company or sometimes as the Dutch East Indies Company, was a multinational corporation that was founded in 1602 from a government-backed consolidation of several rival Dutch trading companies.

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Dutch Formosa

The island of Taiwan, before World War II and until 1970s also commonly known as Formosa, was partly under colonial Dutch rule from 1624 to 1662.

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Dutch pacification campaign on Formosa

The Dutch Pacification Campaign on Formosa was a series of military actions and diplomatic moves undertaken in 1635 and 1636 by Dutch colonial authorities in Dutch-era Taiwan (Formosa) aimed at subduing hostile aboriginal villages in the southwestern region of the island.

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East District, Tainan

East District is a district located in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Elbląg

Elbląg (Elbing; Old Prussian: Elbings) is a city in northern Poland on the eastern edge of the Żuławy region with 124,257 inhabitants (December 31, 2011).

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Elmer Fung

Elmer Hu-hsiang Fung (born 8 May 1948) is a Taiwanese retired politician.

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Emperor Taishō

was the 123rd Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 30 July 1912 until his death in 1926.

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Eternal Golden Castle

The Eternal Golden Castle, alternatively but less well known as Uhrkuenshen Battery, is a defensive castle in Anping District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks is a home rule city and the borough seat of the Fairbanks North Star Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.

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February 28 Incident

The February 28 Incident or the February 28 Massacre, also known as the 2.28 Incident (from), was an anti-government uprising in Taiwan that was violently suppressed by the Kuomintang-led Republic of China government, which killed thousands of civilians beginning on 28 February 1947.

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First Sino-Japanese War

The First Sino-Japanese War (25 July 1894 – 17 April 1895) was fought between Qing dynasty of China and Empire of Japan, primarily for influence over Joseon.

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Floodplain

A floodplain or flood plain is an area of land adjacent to a stream or river which stretches from the banks of its channel to the base of the enclosing valley walls, and which experiences flooding during periods of high discharge.

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Floristry

Floristry is the production, commerce and trade in flowers.

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Fort Provintia

Fort Provintia or Providentia was a Dutch outpost on Formosa at a site now located in the West Central District of Tainan in Taiwan.

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Fort Zeelandia (Taiwan)

Fort Zeelandia was a fortress built over ten years from 1624 to 1634 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC), in the town of Anping (now wholly subsumed as Anping District of Tainan) on the island of Formosa in present-day Taiwan, during their 38-year rule over the western part of that island.

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Frank Hsieh

Frank Hsieh Chang-ting (born May 18, 1946) is a Taiwanese politician.

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Frederick Coyett

Frederick Coyett, born in Stockholm c. 1615, buried in Amsterdam on 17 October 1687, was a Swedish nobleman and the last colonial governor for the Dutch colony of Formosa.

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Freeway 1 (Taiwan)

Freeway 1, also known as Sun Yat-sen Freeway, is the first freeway in Taiwan.

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Freeway 3 (Taiwan)

Freeway No.

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Fujian

Fujian (pronounced), formerly romanised as Foken, Fouken, Fukien, and Hokkien, is a province on the southeast coast of mainland China.

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Garden city movement

The garden city movement is a method of urban planning in which self-contained communities are surrounded by "greenbelts", containing proportionate areas of residences, industry, and agriculture.

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Geography of Taiwan

Taiwan, formerly known as Formosa, is an island in East Asia; located some off the southeastern coast of mainland China across the Taiwan Strait.

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George Chang

George Chang Tsan-hung is a Taiwanese politician and independence activist.

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Gold Coast, Queensland

The Gold Coast is a coastal city in the Australian state of Queensland, approximately south-southeast of the state capital Brisbane and immediately north of the border with New South Wales.

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Grand Matsu Temple

The Grand Matsu Temple,.

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Gua bao

Gua bao (guàbāo. Han characters: 割包/刈包; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: koah-pau; literally: "cut bread"), also known as steamed bao, pork belly buns, or ambiguously, bao, is a snack food originating from Fuzhou, the capital of China’s Fujian province, and popular in Taiwan consisting of a slice of stewed meat and other condiments sandwiched between flat steamed bread.

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Guanmiao District

Guanmiao District is a rural district in southeastern Tainan, Taiwan.

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Guantian District

Guantian District is a rural district in central Tainan, Taiwan.

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Gueiren District

Gueiren District is a rural district in southern Tainan, Taiwan.

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Guo Huaiyi rebellion

The Guo Huaiyi rebellion (also spelled Kuo Huai-i Rebellion) was a peasant revolt by Chinese farmers against Dutch rule in Taiwan in 1652.

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Gwangju

Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea.

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Haussmann's renovation of Paris

Haussmann's renovation of Paris was a vast public works program commissioned by Emperor Napoléon III and directed by his prefect of the Seine, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, between 1853 and 1870.

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Hokkien

Hokkien (from) or (閩南語/閩南話), is a Southern Min Chinese dialect group originating from the Minnan region in the south-eastern part of Fujian Province in Southeastern China and Taiwan, and spoken widely there and by the Chinese diaspora in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and other parts of Southeast Asia, and by other overseas Chinese all over the world.

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Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport is the main airport in Hong Kong.

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Hong-Chih Kuo

Hong-Chih Kuo (born July 23, 1981 in Tainan, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese professional baseball pitcher who is currently with Fubon Guardians of the CPBL.

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Houbi District

Houbi District is a rural district of about 24,279 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Hsinchu

Hsinchu officially known as Hsinchu City, is a provincial city in northern Taiwan.

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Hsu Hsin-liang

Hsu Hsin-liang (born 27 May 1941 in Chūreki, Shinchiku Prefecture, Japanese Taiwan (modern-day Zhongli, Taoyuan, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese politician, formerly Chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). He was a supporter of the Pan-Blue Coalition from 2000 to 2008 but then supported the DPP in the 2008 presidential election.

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Hsu Shih-hsien

Hsu Shih-hsien (1 April 1908 – 30 June 1983) was a Taiwanese academic and politician.

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Hsu Tain-tsair

Hsu Tain-tsair (born 23 January 1953) is a Taiwanese politician who served as the mayor of Tainan City from 2001 to 2010.

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Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville is a city located primarily in Madison County in the Appalachian region of northern Alabama.

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InnoLux Corporation

Innolux Corporation is a company producing TFT LCD panels, established in 2003 and located in Taiwan.

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Instant noodle

Instant noodles are sold in a precooked and dried noodle block, with flavoring powder and/or seasoning oil.

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Jacky Wu

Jacky Wu (born September 26, 1962 in Tainan, Taiwan) or Xian Ge (憲哥, literally "Elder Brother Xian"), is a celebrity from Taiwan.

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James Soong

James Soong Chu-yu (born 16 March 1942) is a Taiwanese politician.

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Japanese invasion of Taiwan (1874)

The Japanese punitive expedition to Taiwan in 1874, referred to in Japan as the and in Taiwan and mainland China as the Mudan incident, was a punitive expedition launched by the Japanese in retaliation for the murder of 54 Ryukyuan sailors by Paiwan aborigines near the southwestern tip of Taiwan in December 1871.

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Jiali District

Jiali District is a district located in Tainan, Taiwan, about 15 km north of the former Dutch base of Fort Zeelandia.

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Jiangjyun District

Jiangjyun District is a rural district of about 20,568 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Josephine Chu

Josephine Chu (born 16 December 1950) is a Taiwanese former politician.

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Judy Ongg

Judy Ongg (born January 24, 1950) is a Taiwanese-Japanese actress, singer, author, and woodblock-print artist.

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Jutoupi

Jutoupi (sometimes Jutopi) is a Taiwanese pop artist who brought a new musical style to Asia in 1994.

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Kansai International Airport

is an international airport located on an artificial island in the middle of Osaka Bay off the Honshu shore, southwest of Ōsaka Station, located within three municipalities, including Izumisano (north),.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

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Kao Ching-yuen

Kao Ching-yuen (24 May 1929 – March 2016, aged 86) was a Taiwanese businessman.

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Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung City (Hokkien POJ: Ko-hiông; Hakka: Kô-hiùng; old names: Takao, Takow, Takau) is a special municipality located in southern-western Taiwan and facing the Taiwan Strait.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Keçiören

Keçiören is a metropolitan district of Ankara Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, a crowded district in the northern part of the city of Ankara.

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Keelung

Keelung, officially known as Keelung City, is a major port city situated in the northeastern part of Taiwan.

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Kingdom of Tungning

The Kingdom of Tungning or Kingdom of Formosa was a government that ruled part of southwestern Formosa (Taiwan) between 1661 and 1683.

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Kinmen

Kinmen or Quemoy (see also "Names" section below), officially Kinmen County, is a group of islands, governed by the Republic of China (ROC), which is located just off the southeastern coast of mainland China, including Great Kinmen, Lesser Kinmen, Wuqiu and several surrounding islets.

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Kinmen Airport

Kinmen Airport or Shang Yi Airport is a civilian airport serving Kinmen, Fujian Province, Taiwan (ROC).

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Koxinga

Zheng Chenggong, better known in the West by his Hokkien honorific Koxinga or Coxinga, was a Chinese Ming loyalist who resisted the Qing conquest of China in the 17th century, fighting them on China's southeastern coast.

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Kuo Tai-yuan

Kuo Tai-yuan, (かく たいげん (Kaku Taigen); born March 20, 1962), is a Taiwanese retired NPB baseball pitcher, and currently a baseball coach.

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Kuomintang

The Kuomintang of China (KMT; often translated as the Nationalist Party of China) is a major political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan, based in Taipei and is currently the opposition political party in the Legislative Yuan.

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Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival or the Spring Lantern Festival is a Chinese festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar Chinese calendar.

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Laredo, Texas

Laredo is the county seat of Webb County, Texas, United States, on the north bank of the Rio Grande in South Texas, across from Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

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Lee Teng-hui

Lee Teng-hui (born 15 January 1923) is a Taiwanese politician.

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Leuven

Leuven or Louvain (Louvain,; Löwen) is the capital of the province of Flemish Brabant in Belgium.

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Li Ao

Li Ao (also spelled Lee Ao; 25 April 1935 – 18 March 2018) was a Chinese-Taiwanese writer, social commentator, historian, and independent politician.

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Li Meng-yen

Li Meng-yen is a Taiwanese politician and the current acting Mayor of Tainan since 8 September 2017.

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Lian Heng

Lian Heng (1878–1936) was a Chinese historian, politician, poet, merchant, editor of a pro-Japanese newspaper, and advocate of the opium trade in the island of Taiwan.

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Lien Chan

Lien Chan (born August 27, 1936, in Xi'an, China) is a politician in Taiwan.

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Lin En-yu

Lin En-yu, (born March 25, 1981 in Tainan City, Taiwan, Republic of China), is a Taiwanese professional baseball pitcher.

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Lin Hsin-i

Lin Hsin-i, a Taiwanese businessman.

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Lin Mosei

Lin Mosei (born 30 October 1887, disappeared 11 March 1947) was a Taiwanese academic, educator, and the first Taiwanese to receive a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree.

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Lin Ruey-shiung

Lin Ruey-shiung (born 17 December 1938) is a Taiwanese academic and professor in public health.

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Lioujia District

Lioujia District is a rural district of about 22,582 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Liouying District

Liouying District is a rural district of about 21,601 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Lisa Su

Lisa Su (born 1969) is a Taiwanese-American business executive and electrical engineer, and the CEO and president of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

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List of administrative divisions of Taiwan

The following is a list of 22 major administrative divisions of Taiwan, including six special municipalities, three provincial cities, and 13 counties.

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List of cities in Taiwan

In the structural hierarchy of the administrative divisions in Taiwan, there are three types of administrative divisions with City (市, shì) in their names.

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List of water deities

A water deity is a deity in mythology associated with water or various bodies of water.

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Liu Yongfu

Liu Yongfu (1837–1917) was a Chinese soldier of fortune and commander of the celebrated Black Flag Army.

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Longci District

Longci District is a rural district of about 4,195 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California.

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Ma Ying-jeou

Ma Ying-jeou (born 13 July 1950), also spelled as Ma Yingjiu, is a Hong Kong-born Taipei-based politician who served as the eighteenth President of the Republic of China from 2008 to 2016 as well as sixth under the 1947 Constitution.

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Macau

Macau, officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the western side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Madou District

Madou District is a district of about 44,963 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Magong Airport

Magong Airport is an airport in Magong City, Penghu County, Taiwan.

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Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

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Mandolin

A mandolin (mandolino; literally "small mandola") is a stringed musical instrument in the lute family and is usually plucked with a plectrum or "pick".

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Mao Gao-wen

Mao Gao-wen (born in Fenghua, Ningbo on 9 February 1936) is a Taiwanese chemist who served as the president of National Tsinghua University from 1981 to 1987.

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Mayor of Tainan

This list includes only those persons who served as mayors of Tainan City after the end of World War II, during the Post-War era of Taiwan.

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Mazu

Mazu, also known by several other names and titles, is a Chinese sea goddess.

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Milkfish

The milkfish (Chanos chanos) is the sole living species in the family Chanidae.

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Ming dynasty

The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.

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Ministry of Education (Taiwan)

The Ministry of Education of the Republic of China (MOE) is the ministry responsible for incorporating educational policies and managing public schools in the Republic of China (Taiwan) and has Overseas Education Divisions all over the world.

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Ministry of the Interior (Taiwan)

The Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of China (MOI) is a cabinet level policy-making body, governed under the Executive Yuan of the Republic of China.

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Momofuku Ando

, ORS, (March 5, 1910 – January 5, 2007) was a Taiwanese-Japanese inventor and businessman born in Imperial Japanese Taiwan who founded Nissin Food Products Co., Ltd..

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Monterey, California

Monterey is a city located in Monterey County in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast.

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Nanguan music

Nanguan (also nanyin, nanyue, or nanqu) is a style of Chinese classical music originating in the southern Chinese province of Fujian, and is also now highly popular in Taiwan, particularly Lukang on west coast, as well as among Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia.

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Nanhua District

Nanhua District is a rural district of about 8,881 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Nansi District

Nansi District is a rural district of about 10,020 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Nantou City

Nantou City is a county-controlled city located in the northwest of Nantou County, Taiwan.

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National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)The name of the university is translated using Chinese word order.

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National Museum of Taiwan History

The National Museum of Taiwan History (NMTH) is a museum in Annan District, Tainan, Taiwan, covering the history of the island nation of Taiwan and its associated islands.

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National Museum of Taiwan Literature

The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) is a museum located in Tainan, Taiwan.

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National Tainan First Senior High School

The National Tainan First Senior High School is a public senior high school in East District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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National Tainan Girls' Senior High School

The National Tainan Girls' Senior High School is one of the Taiwanese senior high schools, located in the central-western region of Tainan City Taiwan.

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National Tainan Second Senior High School

The National Tainan Second Senior High School (TNSSH) is a senior high school in North District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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National Tsing Hua University

National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) is a research university located in Hsinchu City, Republic of China (Taiwan).

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National University of Tainan

The National University of Tainan (NUTN) is a university in East District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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New Party (Taiwan)

The New Party (NP), formerly the Chinese New Party (CNP), is a Chinese nationalist political party in Taiwan, supporting Chinese unification of China and part of the pan-blue coalition.

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New York Mets

The New York Mets are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of Queens.

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Night markets in Taiwan

Night markets in Taiwan are street markets in Taiwan that operate in urban or suburban areas.

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Nikkō, Tochigi

is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

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Nippon Professional Baseball

or NPB is the highest level of baseball in Japan.

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Nissin Foods

Nissin Foods is a Japanese company that makes instant noodles.

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Nonprofit organization

A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.

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North District, Tainan

North District is a district located in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, often shortened to OKC, is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

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Ong Iok-tek

Ong Iok-tek (January 30, 1924–September 9, 1985) was a Taiwanese scholar and early leader of the Taiwan independence movement.

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Orlando, Florida

Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County.

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Oyster omelette

The oyster omelette is a dish of Teochew origin that is widely known for its savoury taste in its native Chaoshan along with Taiwan, Fujian, and many parts of Southeast Asia due to the influence of the Chinese diaspora.

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Pasay

Pasay, officially Pasay City (Lungsod ng Pasay), is a city in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines.

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Pe̍h-ōe-jī

Pe̍h-ōe-jī (abbreviated POJ, literally vernacular writing, also known as Church Romanization) is an orthography used to write variants of Southern Min Chinese, particularly Taiwanese Southern Min and Amoy Hokkien.

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Penghu

The Penghu or Pescadores Islands are an archipelago of 90 islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait.

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People First Party (Republic of China)

The People First Party (PFP) is a centre-right political party in Taiwan (Republic of China).

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Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis Blume (1825), known as moth orchids, abbreviated Phal in the horticultural trade, is an orchid genus of approximately 60 species.

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Pharmacology

Pharmacology is the branch of biology concerned with the study of drug action, where a drug can be broadly defined as any man-made, natural, or endogenous (from within body) molecule which exerts a biochemical or physiological effect on the cell, tissue, organ, or organism (sometimes the word pharmacon is used as a term to encompass these endogenous and exogenous bioactive species).

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Pheasant-tailed jacana

The pheasant-tailed jacana (Hydrophasianus chirurgus) is a jacana in the monotypic genus Hydrophasianus.

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Phoenix (mythology)

In Greek mythology, a phoenix (φοῖνιξ, phoînix) is a long-lived bird that cyclically regenerates or is otherwise born again.

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Pieter Nuyts

Pieter Nuyts or Nuijts (1598 – 11 December 1655) was a Dutch explorer, diplomat, and politician.

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Pingtung County

Pingtung County is a county in Southern Taiwan known for its agriculture and tourism.

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Popiah

Popiah is a Fujianese/Chaoshan-style fresh spring roll common in South East Asia.

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Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth or The Bay (iBhayi; Die Baai) is one of the largest cities in South Africa; it is situated in the Eastern Cape Province, east of Cape Town.

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Port of Kaohsiung

The Port of Kaohsiung (POK) is the largest harbor in Taiwan (Republic of China), handling approximately 10.26 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) worth of cargo in 2015.

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Provincial city (Taiwan)

A provincial city is an administrative division unit in Taiwan.

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Qing dynasty

The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.

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Ra'anana

Ra'anana (רַעֲנָנָּה, lit. "Fresh") is a city in the heart of the southern Sharon Plain of the Central District of Israel.

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Relative humidity

Relative humidity (RH) is the ratio of the partial pressure of water vapor to the equilibrium vapor pressure of water at a given temperature.

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Rende District

Rende District is a rural district in southern Tainan City, Republic of China (Taiwan).

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Republic of Formosa

The Republic of Formosa (literally Taiwan Democratic State) was a short-lived republic that existed on the island of Taiwan in 1895 between the formal cession of Taiwan by the Qing Dynasty of China to the Empire of Japan by the Treaty of Shimonoseki and it being taken over by Japanese troops.

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Retrocession Day

Taiwan Retrocession Day is an annual observance and unofficial holiday in the Republic of China to commemorate the end of 50 years of Japanese rule of Taiwan and Penghu, and their handover to China on 25 October 1945.

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Robert Swinhoe

Robert Swinhoe FRS (1 September 1836 – 28 October 1877) was an English biologist who worked as a Consul in Formosa.

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Saitama Seibu Lions

The are a professional baseball team in Japan's Pacific League based north of Tokyo in Tokorozawa, Saitama.

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San Jose, California

San Jose (Spanish for 'Saint Joseph'), officially the City of San José, is an economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley and the largest city in Northern California.

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Santa Cruz de la Sierra

Santa Cruz de la Sierra ('Holy Cross of the Mountain Range'), commonly known as Santa Cruz, is the largest city in Bolivia and the capital of the Santa Cruz department.

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Santisima Trinidad (Taiwan)

Santísima Trinidad (meaning "Holy Trinity") was a bay on the northeast coast of Taiwan at Keelung, where in 1626 the Spanish established a settlement and built Fort San Salvador.

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Second Opium War

The Second Opium War (第二次鴉片戰爭), the Second Anglo-Chinese War, the Second China War, the Arrow War, or the Anglo-French expedition to China, was a war pitting the United Kingdom and the French Empire against the Qing dynasty of China, lasting from 1856 to 1860.

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Sendai

is the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, the largest city in the Tōhoku region, and the second largest city north of Tokyo.

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Shalun line

The Shalun Line is a branch line of the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) West Coast line in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Shanhua District

Shanhua District is a suburban district of Tainan, Taiwan.

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Shanshang District

Shanshang District is a rural district of about 7,422 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Shen Baozhen

Shen Baozhen or Shen Pao-chen (1820–1879) was an official during the Qing dynasty.

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Shen Che-Tsai

Shen Che-Tsai (1926-September 27, 2017) was a Taiwanese painter.

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Sheng Kung Girls' High School

The Sheng Kung Girls' High School is an all-girl junior and senior high school located in Tainan City, Taiwan.

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Shi Lang

Shi Lang (1621–1696), Marquis Jinghai, also known as Secoe or Sego, was a Chinese admiral who served under the Ming and Qing dynasties in the 17th century.

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Shi Wen-long

Wen-long Shi (born 1928, Tainan Prefecture, Japanese-era Taiwan) is a Taiwanese businessman and the founder of Chi Mei Corporation, the largest maker of ABS resin in the world.

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Shone An

Shone An (20 September 1983 – 1 June 2015) was a Taiwanese singer, actor and television host.

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Sigang District

Sigang District is a rural district of about 24,898 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Sinhua District

Sinhua District or Xinhua District is a suburban district in central Tainan, Taiwan.

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Sinshih District

Sinshih District is a rural district in central Tainan, Taiwan, about 11 km north of Fort Provintia.

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Siraya National Scenic Area

Siraya National Scenic Area is the newest of Taiwan's 13 national scenic areas.

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Siraya people

The Siraya people are an indigenous people in Taiwan.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Snake venom

Snake venom is highly modified saliva containing zootoxins which facilitates the immobilization and digestion of prey, and defense against threats.

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Snohomish County, Washington

Snohomish County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.

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South China Sea

The South China Sea is a marginal sea that is part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from the Karimata and Malacca Straits to the Strait of Taiwan of around.

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South District, Tainan

South District is a district located in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Southern Taiwan Science Park

The Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) is a science park established by the government of Taiwan.

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Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology (STUST) is a private university in Yongkang District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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Special municipality (Taiwan)

A special municipality is an administrative division unit in Taiwan.

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State Temple of the Martial God

State Temple of the Martial God, also called Tainan Sacrificial Rites Martial Temple or Grand Guandi Temple, is a temple located in Yongfu Rd., West Central District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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Su Chia-chyuan

Su Chia-chyuan (born 22 October 1956) is a Taiwanese politician of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

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Su Nan-cheng

Su Nan-cheng (. 14 January 1936 – 2 September 2014) was a Taiwanese politician and Senior Advisor to ROC President Chen Shui-bian.

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Su Tseng-chang

Su Tseng-chang (born 28 July 1947) is a Taiwanese politician.

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Syuejia District

Syuejia District is a district of about 26,621 residents in Tainan City, Taiwan.

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Szuyu Rachel Su

Szuyu Rachel Su (Chinese: 蘇思羽, born March 14, 1998) is a Taiwanese classical pianist.

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Ta-a noodles

Ta-a noodles or danzi noodles is a type of snack found in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Tagaytay

Tagaytay, officially Tagaytay City, (Lungsod Tagaytay), is a component city in the province of Cavite, in the Philippines.

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Taichung

Taichung, officially known as Taichung City, is a special municipality located in center-western Taiwan.

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Taijiang National Park

Taijiang National Park, located in the southwest coast of Taiwan, is a national park of Taiwan.

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Tainan Airport

Tainan Airport (formally "臺南航空站") is a commercial airport located in South District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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Tainan City Government

The Tainan City Government is the top-tier local government administrative body of the Republic of China from December 2010 that governs Tainan City.

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Tainan County

Tainan County was a county in southern Taiwan between 1945 and 2010.

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Tainan HSR station

THSR Tainan Station (高鐵台南站) is a Taiwan High Speed Rail station located in Guiren District, Tainan City, Taiwan.

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Tainan Municipal Baseball Stadium

The Tainan Municipal Baseball Stadium is a baseball stadium in South District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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Tainan National University of the Arts

Tainan National University of the Arts (TNNUA) is an arts university in Guantian District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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Tainan Prefecture

was one of the administrative divisions of Taiwan during the Japanese rule.

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Tainan Prefecture (Qing dynasty)

Tainan Prefecture was a prefecture of Taiwan under Qing rule.

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Tainan Science Park

Tainan Science Park of Taiwan is located in Xinshi, Shanhua and Anding Districts of Tainan City with a total area of, and is a part of the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP).

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Tainan Theological College and Seminary

Tainan Theological College and Seminary, also known as TTCS, is a private Presbyterian educational institution in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Tainan TRA station

Tainan is a railway station of the Taiwan Railways Administration West Coast line located in East District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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Tainan University of Technology

The Tainan University of Technology (TUT), also known as Tainan Tech (台南科大; Tai-nan Ke-da), is a private university serving approximately 10,000 students in the Tainan metropolitan area in southern Taiwan.

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Taipei

Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").

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Taipei Songshan Airport

Taipei Songshan Airport is a mid-size commercial airport and military airbase located in Songshan, Taipei, Taiwan.

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Taiwan Confucian Temple

The Taiwan Confucian Temple, also called Tainan Confucian Temple or Quan Tai Shou Xue, is a Confucian temple on Nanmen Road in West Central District, Tainan, Taiwan.

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Taiwan High Speed Rail

Taiwan High Speed Rail (abbreviated THSR or HSR) is a high-speed rail line that runs approximately, along the west coast of Taiwan, from the capital Taipei to the southern city of Kaohsiung.

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Taiwan Prefecture

Taiwan Prefecture was a prefecture of Taiwan under Qing rule.

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Taiwan Province

Taiwan Province is one of the two administrative divisions of the Republic of China (ROC) that are officially referred to as "provinces".

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Taiwan Railways Administration

The Taiwan Railways Administration is an agency of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications of Taiwan responsible for managing, maintaining, and running passenger and freight services on 1097 km of conventional railroad lines in Taiwan.

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Taiwan Strait

The Taiwan Strait, or Formosa Strait, is a -wide strait separating the island of Taiwan from mainland China.

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Taiwan under Japanese rule

Taiwan under Japanese rule is the period between 1895 and 1945 in which the island of Taiwan (including the Penghu Islands) was a dependency of the Empire of Japan, after Qing China lost the First Sino-Japanese War to Japan and ceded Taiwan Province in the Treaty of Shimonoseki.

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Taiwan under Qing rule

Taiwan under Qing rule refers to the rule of the Qing dynasty over Formosa (modern-day Taiwan) and the Pescadores (Penghu) from 1683 to 1895.

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Taiwanese cuisine

Taiwanese cuisine has several variations.

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Taiwanese Hakka

Taiwanese Hakka is a group of Hakka dialects spoken in Taiwan, and mainly used by people of Hakka ancestry.

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Taiwanese Hokkien

Taiwanese Hokkien (translated as Taiwanese Min Nan), also known as Taiwanese/Taiwanese language in Taiwan (/), is a branched-off variant of Hokkien spoken natively by about 70% of the population of Taiwan.

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Tan Son Nhat International Airport

Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport (Sân bay quốc tế Tân Sơn Nhất, Cảng hàng không quốc tế Tân Sơn Nhất) is the busiest airport in Vietnam with 32.5 million passengers in 2016, serving Ho Chi Minh City as well as the rest of southeastern Vietnam.

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Tang Te-chang

Tang Te-chang (January 6, 1907 – March 13, 1947) was a Taiwanese lawyer born in Tainan during Japanese rule.

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Tantō

A is one of the traditionally made Japanese swords (''nihonto'') that were worn by the samurai class of feudal Japan.

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Taoism

Taoism, also known as Daoism, is a religious or philosophical tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao (also romanized as ''Dao'').

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Tapani incident

The Tapani incident in 1915 was one of the biggest armed uprisings by Taiwanese Han and Aboriginals, including Taivoan, against Japanese rule in Taiwan.

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Thomas Barclay (missionary)

Thomas Barclay (21 November 1849 – 5 October 1935) was a missionary of the Presbyterian Church of England to Formosa (now called Taiwan) from 1875 until his death.

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Tianhou Temple (Anping)

The Tianhou Temple,.

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Time in Taiwan

National Standard Time (see below) is the official time zone in Taiwan defined by an UTC offset of +08:00.

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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles

The is a baseball team based in Sendai, in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

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Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays are a Canadian professional baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario.

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Treaty of Shimonoseki

The was a treaty signed at the Shunpanrō hotel, Shimonoseki, Japan on 17 April 1895, between the Empire of Japan and the Qing Empire, ending the First Sino-Japanese War.

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Treaty of Tientsin

The Treaty of Tientsin, now also known as the Treaty of Tianjin, is a collective name for several documents signed at Tianjin (then romanized as Tientsin) in June 1858.

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Trece Martires

Trece Mártires, officially the City of Trece Martires (Lungsod ng Trece Martires; often shortened to Trece), is a component city and the de facto capital city of the province of Cavite, Philippines.

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Tropical savanna climate

Tropical savanna climate or tropical wet and dry climate is a type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification categories "Aw" and "As".

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Tsai Ing-wen

Tsai Ing-wen (born 31 August 1956) is a Taiwanese politician, legal scholar, attorney, and the current President of the Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, since May 20, 2016.

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TSMC

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Limited (TSMC), also known as Taiwan Semiconductor, is the world's largest dedicated independent (pure-play) semiconductor foundry, with its headquarters and main operations located in the Hsinchu Science and Industrial Park in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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Twice (band)

Twice (Japanese: トゥワイス) is a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment through the 2015 reality show Sixteen.

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UMC (company)

United Microelectronics Corporation, commonly known as UMC, is a Taiwanese company which is based in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions

The Uni-President Lions is a professional baseball team based in Tainan City, Taiwan.

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Uni-President Enterprises Corporation

Uni-President Enterprises Corporation is an international food conglomerate based in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Urban area

An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.

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Vincent Siew

Vincent C. Siew or Siew Wan-chang (born 3 January 1939) is a Taiwanese politician who served as the Vice President of the Republic of China from 2008 to 2012.

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Wenchang Wang

Wenchang Wang, also known as Wenchang Dijun, is a Taoist deity in Chinese Mythology, known as the God of Culture and Literature.

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West Central District

West Central District is a district located in the central of Tainan City, Taiwan.

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West Coast line (Taiwan)

West Coast Line or Main Line is a railway line of the Taiwan Railway Administration running along Taiwan's densely populated western corridor.

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White Terror (Taiwan)

In Taiwan, the White Terror was the suppression of political dissidents following the February 28 Incident.

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William Campbell (missionary)

William Campbell (1841–1921) was a Scottish Presbyterian missionary to Formosa (Qing Taiwan).

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World Vegetable Center

The World Vegetable Center, previously known as the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center, is an international, nonprofit institute for vegetable research and development.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Wu Den-yih

Wu Den-yih (born 30 January 1948) is a Taiwanese politician.

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Wu Hui-ju

Wu Hui-ju (born 12 November 1982) is an athlete from Republic of China.

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Wushantou Reservoir

Wushantou Reservoir, sometimes spelled Wushanto or Wusanto, is a reservoir and scenic area located in Lioujia District and Guantian District of Tainan, Taiwan.

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Xiamen

Xiamen, formerly romanized as Amoy, is a sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, People's Republic of China, beside the Taiwan Strait.

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Xiaying District

Xiaying District is a rural district of about 24,755 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Xinying District

Xinying District or Sinying District is a district and the location of second administration center of the city government of Tainan City in Taiwan.

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Yanshuei District

Yanshuei District is a district in Tainan, Taiwan, which is famous for its notoriously dangerous fireworks festival.

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Yoichi Hatta

was a Japanese engineer, known for his contributions in hydraulic engineering in the Japanese-ruled Taiwan.

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Yongkang District

Yongkang District is a district in Tainan, Taiwan.

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Yue Lao

Yue Lao is a god of marriage and love in Chinese mythology.

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Yujing District

Yujing District is a rural district in eastern Tainan, Taiwan.

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Yunlin County

Yunlin County is a county in western Taiwan.

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Zacapa

Zacapa is the departmental capital municipality of Zacapa Department, one of the 22 Departments of Guatemala.

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Zengwun River

The Zengwun River is a river in Taiwan.

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Zhang Mingqing

Zhang Mingqing is, as of 2008, the vice chairperson of the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS).

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Zheng Jing

Zheng Jing (25 October 1642 – 17 March 1681), courtesy names Xianzhi (賢之) and Yuanzhi (元之), pseudonym Shitian (式天), was a 17th-century Chinese warlord and Ming Dynasty loyalist.

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Zhu Shugui

Zhu Shugui (1617 – 21 July 1683), courtesy name Tianqiu and art name Yiyuanzi, formally known as the Prince of Ningjing, was a Ming dynasty prince and the last of the pretenders to the Ming throne after the fall of the Ming Empire in 1644.

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Zhu Yigui

Zhu Yigui (1689/90–1721) was the leader of a Taiwanese uprising against Qing dynasty rule in mid-1721.

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Zuojhen District

Zuojhen District is a rural district of about 5,065 residents in Tainan, Taiwan.

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2016 Southern Taiwan earthquake

At 03:57 local time on 6 February 2016, an earthquake with a moment magnitude of 6.4 struck 28 km (17 mi) northeast of Pingtung City in southern Taiwan, in the Meinong District of Kaohsiung.

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3-19 shooting incident

The 3-19 shooting incident was an assassination attempt on President Chen Shui-bian and Vice President Annette Lu while they were campaigning in Tainan, Taiwan on 19 March 2004, the day before Taiwan's presidential election.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tainan

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