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Situated in the south of Taiwan, Kaohsiung is the most densely populated, and the second largest city in Taiwan, with a population of 1.5 million.
A major seaport, and one of the busiest in the world, Kaohsiung handles most of Taiwan's marine imports and exports, and it is a center for manufacturing, refining, shipbuilding, fishing and other industries.
Because of its strategic location, the Dutch occupied it during the 17th century, and then the Japanese during the �Japanese Colonisation Era�.
SOURCE: Sun-In Av Corporation, courtesy of Tourism Bureau, Ministry of Transportation & Communications , R.O.C.
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