Kaohsiung is a city located in southwestern Taiwan. Kaohsiung faces the Taiwan Strait on the west. Kaohsiung, officially named Kaohsiung City, is divided into thirty-eight districts. The city is one of five special municipalities in Taiwan. Kaohsiung is the second largest city in Taiwan. Kaohsiung is known for its harbor, although more for commercial than tourism reasons. Hence it is also known as the Harbor Capital of Taiwan.