11 Facts About Hsinchu


Hsinchu is a city located in northwestern Taiwan.

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Hsinchu is a coastal city bordering the Taiwan Strait to the west, Hsinchu County to the north and east, and Miaoli County to the south.

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Besides its industry, Hsinchu is an important cultural center of Taiwan.

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The Chenghuang Temple of Hsinchu, built during the Kingdom of Tungning, is a common prayer destination.

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Hsinchu is popularly nicknamed "The Windy City" for its windy climate and "The Garden City of Culture and Technology" by its tourism department.

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Hsinchu is affected by easterly winds off of the East China Sea.

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Hsinchu City voted one Kuomintang legislator to be in the Legislative Yuan during the 2020 Taiwan general election.

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In 2020, Hsinchu is classified as a "Sufficiency" level global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network.

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Hsinchu City is one of the most focused educational centers in northern Taiwan.

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Hsinchu City is mainly served by Hsinchu TRA station along with five other minor TRA stations on both Western Trunk line and Neiwan Line.

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Hsinchu City has recently created a series of cycling routes to help cyclists navigate the city more easily.

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