Beinan Township or Peinan Township (Chinese: 卑南鄕; pinyin: Bēinán Xiāng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pi-lâm) is a rural township in Taitung County, Taiwan. It has a population of 17,435 as of November 2017. It is home to the Puyuma and Rukai peoples.
Beinan Township in Taitung County
|Location||Taitung County, Taiwan|
|• Total||413 km2 (159 sq mi)|
|• Density||42/km2 (110/sq mi)|
In 1875, Pi-lam Subprefecture (卑南廳) was established. During the period of Japanese rule, Pinan Village (卑南庄) was established under Taitō District, Taitō Prefecture. After the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Republic of China in 1945, Beinan was established as a rural township of Taitung County.
The northeast portion of the township is part of the Huatung Valley.
The township comprises 13 villages: Binlang, Chulu, Fushan, Fuyuan, Jiafong, Liji, Lijia, Meinong, Mingfong, Taian, Taiping, Tunghsing and Wenkuan.
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- "Beinan Township". Taitung County Govt. Archived from the original on 2017-11-07. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
- "Chulu Ranch". Tour.taitung.gov.tw. Archived from the original on 2014-05-25. Retrieved 2014-05-14.
- "East Rift Valley National Scenic Area::PDA". Erv-nsa.gov.tw. Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2014-05-14.
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