Jhuluo celebrates 300th Anniversary: new stamps commemorate Taiwanese city

2004 sees the 300th anniversary of the founding of Taiwanese city Jhuluo and two new stamps are to be issued on 20th November to commemorate the event. The two stamps depict the "Chiayi Prefecture Hall" and "Chiayi East Gate" based on historic photographs provided by Chiayi City Government.

The city, also known as Chiayi, has endured an eventful history largely due to extreme weather conditions including heavy rains and earthquakes. It was founded as a county during the 23rd year of Emperor Kangsi

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