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Chiayi County

Chiayi County
Taibao City, originally named “Gouwei Village,” was the birthplace of Wang Delu, a distinguished general of the Qing Dynasty noted for recruiting forces to assist the Qing government in quelling the Lin Shuang-wen rebellion in Taiwan. He was given the title of “Tai Tze Tai Bao” (prince of Taibao) after his passing. To honor his legacy, the people of Gouwei renamed the town “Taibao.” A number of historic buildings are preserved in the area, including Wang Delu’s official residence, and the Wang f