Mingjian (Chinese: 名間; pinyin: míngjiān; Wade–Giles: Ming-chien; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Bêng-kan) is a rural township located in the west central part of Nantou County in Taiwan. Its name originates from a Japanese transliteration of the Taiwanese word, Lama (Chinese: 湳仔; pinyin: nǎnzǎi; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lâm-á), meaning a very wet place.
In Mingjian there is a leaning unused pylon, which was damaged in an earthquake 
- "Historical evolution(歷史沿革)" (in traditional Chinese). Mingjian Township Government. Retrieved 2008-06-03.[dead link]
- "100th Mormon Congregation Created in Taiwan". LDS Newsroom. 2008-05-22. Retrieved 2008-06-03.
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