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Shilin District is a district of Taipei, Republic of China. It is a residential district, and famous residents include the late Chiang Kai-shek, former President of the Republic of China. The district is divided into 51 villages (里), which are further divided up into 987 villages (鄰).
|Country||Republic of China|
|• Total||62.3682 km2 (24.0805 sq mi)|
|• Density||4,600/km2 (12,000/sq mi)|
The culture of Taipei is said to be started in Shilin district.
Shilin has three universities: Ming Chuan University, Soochow University, and the Chinese Culture University. Some international schools, like the Taipei American School, Taipei Japanese School, and Taipei European School are in this district. The district is also has vocational colleges, four senior high schools, eight junior high schools, and twenty elementary schools.
- "About Shilin District". Taipei City Government. 28 January 2010. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
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