Busan City Hall


Kaohsiung

Overview

  • Location: Southwest coast region, Taiwan
  • Population: 2,770,000
  • Area: 2,946km²
  • Climate: Subtropical climate (Average temperature 25.7°C)
  • Website: http://www.kcg.gov.tw/

At a Glance

Kaohsiung is the second largest city and largest port city in Taiwan, and facilitates 2/3 of Taiwan’s imports and exports. Iron, steel, shipbuilding and oil are the main industries of Kaohsiung. Busan established its first sister city relationship with Kaohsiung on June 30, 1966.

Former Mayor Kim Dae-man of Busan and Mayor Chen Qi-Chun 陳啓川 of Kaohsiung signed an agreement to establish sister city relations.