geographical name city SW Taiwan population 702,237

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  • T'ai-nan — formerly Dainan City (pop., 2002 est.: 742,574), southwestern Taiwan. It is one of the oldest urban settlements on the island. The Han Chinese settled there as early as 1590. The Dutch arrived in the city in 1623 and stayed until they were driven …   Universalium

  • T'ai-chung — City (pop., 2002 est.: 990,041), west central Taiwan. Most of the old town was torn down under the Japanese occupation (1895–1945) and replaced by a planned modern city. An agricultural centre since the early 19th century, it is a major market… …   Universalium

  • T'ai — (as used in expressions) T ai yüan T ai tsung T ai tsu T ai chung T ai nan t ai chi ch üan T ai Hsü T ai Hu * * * …   Universalium

  • T(h)ai-nan — T(h)ai nan, früher T(h)ai wan fu, Stadt auf der Insel Formosa, 44.000 E., befestigter Hafen (Reede) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • T'ai-tung — ▪ Taiwan formerly  P i nan,         coastal shih (municipality) and seat, T ai tung hsien (county), southeastern Taiwan, on the southern bank of the Pei nan River, 58 miles (94 km) northeast of Kao hsiung.       The city was founded and developed …   Universalium

  • Nan — /nan/, n. 1. a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter N. 2. a female given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Hai nan Ho nan Huai nan tzu Hu nan Chi nan Nan ch ang Nan ching Nan ning Yün nan T ai nan * * * ▪ Thailand… …   Universalium

  • Nan-t'ou — ▪ county, Taiwan       hsien (county), central Taiwan. It has an area of 1,585 square miles (4,106 square km) and is bordered by the hsien of T ai chung (north), Chang hua and Yün lin (west), Chia i and Kao hsiung (south), and Hua lien (east).… …   Universalium

  • T(h)ai-wan-fu — T(h)ai wan fu, Städte auf Formosa, s. T(h)ai nan und TT(h)ai tschu …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Nan Tien Temple — The main entrance to the Nan Tien Temple complex, with the Great Mercy Shrine at centre. Nan Tien Temple (Chinese: 南天寺; pinyin: Nántiān Sì; literally Southern Heaven Temple ) is a Buddhist temple complex located in the industrial suburb of… …   Wikipedia

  • Nan-Yue — Statue von Zhao Tuo, Heyuan Die Nan Yue (chinesisch 南越, auch: Nam Việt) waren eine bedeutende Untergruppe der „Hundert Yue Stämme“, wobei das Wort Yue einen Sammelbegriff der chinesischen Chronisten für eine nicht chinesische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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