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image by George Jen, 14 December 2008
From left to right, Kao (high), Hsiung (a hero) and
then county. This is a big county in the south. Kaohsiung City was upgraded to
become equal with Taipei City, administered directly by Executive Yuan instead
of the Taiwan Provincial Government. But Kaohsiung County remains a county
administered by the Taiwan Provisional Government.
Michael Wang, 9 May 1997
Kaohsiung County was merged to
Kaohsiung City on 25 Dec 2010.
Akira Oyo, 08 March 2015
image by António Martins