YUNLIN COUNTY (Chinese : 雲林縣; pinyin : Yúnlín Xiàn) is a
county in western
* 1 History
* 2 Geography
* 2.1 Geology * 2.2 Climate
* 3 Administration
* 3.1 Politics
* 4 Demographics and Culture
* 4.1 Sports
* 5 Economy
* 5.1 Agriculture * 5.2 Fishery * 5.3 Livestock * 5.4 Tourism
* 6 Education
* 7 Energy
* 7.1 Power generations * 7.2 Water supply
* 8 Tourist attractions
* 8.1 Historical buildings * 8.2 Tourist towns * 8.3 Temples * 8.4 Museums and cultural centers * 8.5 Festivals * 8.6 Theme parks * 8.7 Nature
* 9 Transportation
* 9.1 Rail * 9.2 Roads * 9.3 Air
* 10 Relative location * 11 References * 12 External links
EMPIRE OF JAPAN
During Japanese rule , Yunlin (as Unrin) County was again abolished
due to the resistance from the local people and combined with Tainan
Prefecture . However, Toroku Town (斗六街, modern-day
REPUBLIC OF CHINA
The Yunlin area stayed under
In 2015, the county experienced 75% of Taiwan's total land subsidence , over an area of 600 km2 due to its groundwater overuse.
The weather in the county is sub-tropical, with an annual average temperature of 22.6 °C and an average annual rainfall of 1,028.9 mm.
NAME (HANYU PINYIN ) HANZI WADE-GILES TONGYONG PINYIN TAIWANESE (POJ) HAKKA PHA̍K-FA-Sṳ
Douliu City 斗六市 Tou-liu Douliou Táu-la̍k Téu-liuk
Beigang Township 北港鎮 Pei-kang Beigang Pak-káng Pet-kóng
Dounan Township 斗南鎮 Tou-nan Dounan Táu-lâm Téu-nàm
Huwei Township 虎尾鎮 Hu-wei Huwei Hó͘-bóe Fú-mî
Tuku Township 土庫鎮 T'u-k'u Tuku Thô͘-khò͘ Thú-khù
Xiluo Township 西螺鎮 Hsi-luo Siluo Sai-lê Sî-lô
Baozhong Township 褒忠鄉 Pao-chung Baojhong Po-tiong Pô-chûng
Citong Township 莿桐鄉 Tz'u-t'ong Cihtong Chhì-tông Tshṳ̀-thùng
Dapi Township 大埤鄉 Ta-p'i Dapi Tōa-pi Thai-phî
Dongshi Township 東勢鄉 Tung-shih Dongshih Tang-sì Tûng-sṳ
Erlun Township 二崙鄉 Erh-lun Erlun Jī-lūn Ngi-lûn
Gukeng Township 古坑鄉 Ku-k'eng Gukeng Kó͘-kheⁿ Kú-hâng
Kouhu Township 口湖鄉 K'ou-hu Kouhu Kháu-ô͘ Khiéu-fù
Linnei Township 林內鄉 Lin-nei Linnei Nâ-lāi Lìm-nui
Lunbei Township 崙背鄉 Lun-pei Lunbei Lūn-pòe Lûn-poi
Mailiao Township 麥寮鄉 Mai-liao Mailiao Be̍h-liâu Ma̍k-liàu
Shuilin Township 水林鄉 Shui-lin Shueilun Chúi-nâ Súi-lìm
Sihu Township 四湖鄉 Ssu-hu Sihhu Sì-ô͘ Si-fù
Taixi Township 臺西鄉 T'ai-hsi Taisi Tâi-se Thòi-sî
Yuanchang Township 元長鄉 Yuan-ch'ang Yuanchang Goân-chiáng Ngièn-tshòng
DEMOGRAPHICS AND CULTURE
YEAR POP. ±%
1985 791,186 —
1990 753,639 −4.7%
1995 753,998 +0.0%
2000 743,368 −1.4%
2005 728,490 −2.0%
2010 717,653 −1.5%
2015 699,633 −2.5%
Source:"Populations by city and country in Taiwan". Ministry of the Interior Population Census.
Cultural activities in the county is regulated by the Bureau of Cultural Affairs of the Yunlin County Government , which holds exhibitions, speeches, performances and studies to promote the arts and related activities.
The first for-all-people games were held in
Formosa Plastics Group
Yunlin County's economy relies mainly on agricultural production, including fresh-water fisheries, although there are also industrial parks. As of July 2015, the county had a total debt of NT$64.8 billion. Monthly, the county government spend NT$600 million for staffs salary and another NT$600 million for retirement funds.
Farmlands accounts for around 68% of Yunlin County's area. Good weather and fertile lands allows various seasonal crops. Among the agricultural products are coffee, hard clams, horseshoe calms, Taiwan tilapia, shaddock, soy sauce, pickled cabbage, peanuts and sesame oil.
Livestock farming includes pigs, cows, chickens, geese and ducks. The county government has been aggressively helping the dairy farmers to upgrade their feeding techniques, and also set up modern meat-packing facilities.
The county government plans to develop the tourism and recreational industries within the county, such as by establishing a holiday fish market at the Boziliao Fishing Port in the hopes of attracting more visitors.
The county is home to four universities: the
To promote lifelong learning, the
Currently, most of the county residence use groundwater as their water supply. However, in 2016 the Hushan Dam was opened in Douliu City in which its reservoir will soon supply the water needs for the county residence.
Caoling is the main tourist town in Yunlin County.
MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL CENTERS
Festivals, such as the Beigang International Music Festival , are regularly held in the county.
The Janfusun Fancyworld is a theme park in the county.
The National Highway No. 1 and No. 3 pass through Yunlin County.
Famous bridges in the county are the
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* ^ A B "Historical Evolution". The Roots of Yunlin. Yunlin County
Government. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
* ^ "The Roots of Yunlin-Geographical Location-Yunlin County
* ^ http://focustaiwan.tw/news/asoc/201604100010.aspx
* ^ "2016 The 14th Presidential and Vice Presidential Election and
The 9th Legislator Election".
* ^ "City development-Industrial and Commercial Construction-Yunlin
* ^ "City development-Education and Culture-Yunlin County
* ^ "Yunlin facing funds shortfall, but vows to address issue".
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* Yunlin County Government Website (in Chinese) (in English)
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