Tainan is in in and the oldest city in Taiwan. Tainan is famous for its temples, historic buildings and snack food. Located on the southwestern coast of the country, it has had a complicated past, first starting as a Dutch colony before passing through Chinese warlords, Japanese occupiers and then into Kuomintang hands.

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  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 1,880,000
  • IATA airport code: TNN
  • United Nations Location Code: TW TNN
  • Latitude: 22° 59' 27" (22.9908°) north
  • Longitude: 120° 12' 48" (120.2133°) east
  • Elevation: 26 meters (85 feet)
  • Neighbors:
  • Wikidata: Tainan
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Other Names for Tainan

Arabic: تاينان, Belarusian: Горад Тайнань, Chinese: T’ai-nan-shih, Chinese: T’ai-nan, Chinese: 臺南市, Czech: Tchaj-nan, English: Tainan City, Esperanto: Tajnan, French: Tainan, Gan Chinese: 臺南市, German: Tainan, Hakka Chinese: Thòi-nàm-sṳ, Hebrew: טאינאן, Hungarian: Tajnan, Indonesian: Kota Tainan, Italian: Tainan, Japanese: 台南, Japanese: 台南市, Korean: 타이난 시
Literary Chinese: 臺南市, Lithuanian: Tainanas, Min Dong Chinese: Dài-nàng, Min Nan Chinese: Tâi-lâm-chhī, Mongolian: Тайнань, Persian: تاینان, Portuguese: Tainan, Quechua: Taynam, Russian: Тайнань, Spanish: Tainan, Thai: ไถหนัน, Uighur: Teynen shehiri, Ukrainian: Тайнань, Urdu: تاینان, Vietnamese: Đài Nam, Wu Chinese: 台南市, Yue Chinese: 臺南, Tainanshi, Tainanshih

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