Little known treasures of North America. Come explore the beaches of the world! South America, your Machu Picchu awaits! Come explore the beautiful lands of Asia. Africa, your safari is on the horizon. Come explore the United States. Australia, it really is better down under.
Home Asia

Taipei, Taiwan

by WCC on April 3, 2012

in Asia

Taipei common in the English spelling as Taipei It also reflects, is a metropolis on the River Danshui in the northern part of Taiwan and the capital of the Republic of China .Taipei is located in a basin at the confluence of the rivers Danshui, Xindian and Jilong (Keelung). While limiting the Danshui River and the Xindian River in Taipei, west and south, divides the Jilong River the center of the northern districts of Zhongshan and Neihu. In the north of the basin rise the mountains of Yangmingshan National Park , with the Qixing Shan as the highest elevation (1120 m). We will see the cherry blossom experience, butterflies, grassland and volcanic activity. In the south, take the Zoo, Zhinan temples and teahouses of Maokong Mountains to the visitors. Smaller mountains like the Xiang Shan range, up to the city center. Central Park is also the Da’an.

Taipei Night Taipei, Taiwan Taipei Night


The town meeting of Taipei (Taipei City Council) was established as a meeting 1946th Since 1976, there is a municipality under the direct supervision of the government. The first town meeting was opened on 25 December 1969. The Council members are elected by direct vote. On 25 December 1998 took 52 Councillor their offices for the Ninth Council There are six electoral districts and a Aboriginalbezirk and consists of 23 KMT ( Kuomintang ), 19 DPP (Democratic Progressive Party, Democratic Progressive Party ) and nine New Party Рmembers, all of which re-elected can be. The Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Council shall be elected by separate elections by the General Assembly. Both have each more than 50% of the vote.

The Council has the following main areas: Civil and financial management, rehabilitation, education, transport, police, health, public relations, laws and regulations and budgeting. Unlike the majority of the country, street and place names, along with the Chinese characters with Hanyu pinyin signs in Latin letters, and not with the usual Wade-Giles or Pinyin Tongyong . This also extends to the MRI. However, different common names are as Taipei still in use.

taipei taiwan 550x412 Taipei, Taiwan taipei taiwan taipei danshui yuren dock 550x365 Taipei, Taiwan taipei danshui yuren dock taipei city 550x393 Taipei, Taiwan taipei city taipei 101 550x441 Taipei, Taiwan taipei 101 pin it button Taipei, Taiwan

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

steve September 30, 2012 at 1:14 pm

that pic on the top is hong kong. not taipei


admin October 2, 2012 at 10:57 am

Thank you! We fixed it this morning, and yes, you were absolutely correct.


Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: