General information about Kaohsiung
Country Taiwan
Region Takao 02
Region 2Kaohsiung KHH
Population 1,519,711
Time Zone Asia/Taipei
Cost of living in Kaohsiung
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 102 155
Food 189 258
Transportation 23 72
Communications and utilities 44 46
Clothing 24 94
Sports and leisure 18 63
Total 400 687
Accommodation in Kaohsiung USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 104
Shared room in city centre 157
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 162
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 238
Coordinates of Kaohsiung
Time Zone Asia/Taipei
GMT +8
DST +8
Latitude 22.616260000
Longitude 120.313330000
Elevation (STRM3) 9 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Kaohsiung

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 3 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 16 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 3 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 12 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 7 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 11 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 28 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 9 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 29,832 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 29 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 9 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 8 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 98 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 38 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 75 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 90 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 297 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 202 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 587 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 388 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 47 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 23 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 3,582 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 2,107 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,339 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 2.11%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Kaohsiung

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 33 33 32 30 31 30 32 33 34 35 34 35 35
Average high °C 30 27 23 20 18 18 21 24 27 30 32 32 25
Average temperature °C 27 24 21 17 16 16 18 21 24 27 28 28 22
Average low °C 24 21 18 14 13 13 15 18 21 24 25 25 19
Record low °C 18 13 8 6 3 3 8 11 15 19 21 21 3
Rain Days 6 1 1 1 1 1 2 4 5 11 9 11 53
Fog Days 2 3 2 4 6 3 6 5 4 4 2 2 43
Snowfall Cm. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Average precipitation Mm. 100 80 50 30 30 50 70 60 80 70 80 90 790
Relative humidity % 80 80 80 80 85 85 85 85 80 80 75 80 81
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 14 14 13 13
Dew point °C 23 21 17 15 13 13 16 20 22 24 25 25 234
Growing degree-day °C 417 329 216 378 174 220 344 417 533 549 567 533 4678
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 18 16 13 11 11 12 14 17 19 20 22 20 16
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Kaohsiung - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
4 kmKaohsiung International AirportKaohsiung CityL
6 kmZuoying Naval AirfieldKaohsiung CityM
10 kmPingtung South AirportPingtungM
12 kmGangshan Air Force BaseGangshanM
12 kmPingtung North AirportPingtungM
24 kmTainan AirportTainan CityM
48 kmHengchun AirportHengchungM
51 kmTaitung AirportTaitung CityM
57 kmChihhang Air BaseTaitung CityM
59 kmChiayi AirportChiayi CityM

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