As a coastal county located in south-central part of western Taiwan and a part of Jianan Plain, Yunlin is famous for its seafood and agricultural products such as oyster, pomelo, and coffee bean. As for the cultural aspects, Yunlin has the most puppet troupes in Taiwan, which plays an important role in the development of Taiwanese Puppetry.



690 thousand (2018)



Yunlin has subtropical climate with an annual average temperature of 23°C. It rains mostly in summer from June to September while it’s drier in the winter.

Number of ETAs

8 (2019-2020)

Number of Schools with ETAs



Name: Joyce Lin


I’m Joyce Lin, the Yunlin County ETA Program coordinator. I was born and raised in Yunlin County, got my degree in Sydney, Australia and have spent time studying and travelling in Canada.

I have had experience working as a manger in the hospitality industry, and I have also worked as an English teacher in both local public and cram schools.

Words for Incoming ETAs

Taiwan will probably be very different from anywhere you have ever been. But you are here! And now you are here, try to give yourselves the biggest experience of your lives. This small, very interesting, island has plenty of things to see and do. So try to make time to explore the mountains, visit the night markets, and enjoy the opportunities to discover this wonderful land.