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Hsinchu
新竹
Provincial ceety
Hsinchu Ceety · 新竹市
Clockwise frae top: Hsinchu ceety gate, Entrance o Science-based Ind. Park, Hsinchu Ceety Haw, an Hsinchu Moat

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Nickname(s): 風城 The Windy Ceety or 竹市 Zhu Ceety
Coordinates: 24°49′N 120°59′E / 24.817°N 120.983°E / 24.817; 120.983
Kintra  Republic o Cheenae
Region Northwastren Taiwan
Ceety seat North District
Government
 • Mayor Hsu Ming-Tzai (許明財)
Area
 • Total 104.0964 km2 (40.1918 sq mi)
Population (Januar 2011)
 • Total 415,557
 • Density 3,989.89/km2 (10,333.8/sq mi)
Bird European Magpie (Pica pica)
Flower Azalea
Website http://en.hccg.gov.tw/ (Inglis)

Hsinchu Ceety (Cheenese: 新竹; Hanyu Pinyin: Xīnzhú Shì; Tongyong Pinyin: Sinjhú Shìh; Wade–Giles: Hsin-chu Shih; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Sin-tek) is a ceety in northren Taiwan. Hsinchu is popularly elk-namit "The Windy Ceety" (Cheenese: 風城; Hanyu Pinyin: Fēngchéng; Tongyong Pinyin: Fongchéng) for its windy climate.

Hsinchu Ceety is admeenistered as a special municipality athin Taiwan (ROC). The ceety is bordered bo Hsinchu Coonty tae the north an east, Miaoli Coonty tae the sooth, an the Taiwan Strait tae the wast. Hsinchu Ceety is composed o three destricts: North Destrict, East Destrict, an Xiangshan Destrict.

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Hsinchu is twinned wi:

Ceety Region Kintra
Richland  Washington  Unitit States
Cupertino  Californie  Unitit States
Plano  Texas  Unitit States
Cary  North Carolina  Unitit States
Beaverton  Oregon  Unitit States
Okayama  Okayama Prefectur  Japan

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