Dadu District, Taichung

Dadu District (Chinese: 大肚區; pinyin: Dàdù Qū; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tōa-tō͘-khu) is a suburban district in southwestern Taichung, Taiwan. The eponymous Dadu River flows nearby.

Dadu

大肚區
Dadu District
Wangtien Interchange in late-May 2009
Wangtien Interchange in late-May 2009
Dadu District in Taichung City
Dadu District in Taichung City
CountryTaiwan
Special MunicipalityTaichung
Area
 • Total37.0024 km2 (14.2867 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2016)
 • Total56,654
 • Density1,510.3/km2 (3,912/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Websitewww.dadu.taichung.gov.tw Edit this at Wikidata (in Chinese)
Dadu District Office

HistoryEdit

The Yingpu Culture was a Late Neolithic culture in mid-Taiwan.

Dadu was the historical capital of the Kingdom of Middag which was established by the Taiwanese indigenous tribes of Papora, Babuza, Pazeh, and Hoanya.

Huangxi Academy was built in 1887 and was the predecessor of Dadu Elementary School.

Administrative divisionsEdit

Dadu District consists of 17 villages.[1][permanent dead link]

  • Chenggong Village
  • Dadu Village
  • Dadong Village
  • Dingjie Village
  • Fushan Village
  • Huangsi Village
  • Jhebu Village
  • Jhonghe Village
  • Rueijing Village
  • Shanyang Village
  • Shejiao Village
  • Sinsing Village
  • Wangtian Village
  • Yingpu Village
  • Yonghe Village
  • Yongshun Village
  • Zihciang Village

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Coordinates: 24°09′13″N 120°32′27″E / 24.15366°N 120.54096°E / 24.15366; 120.54096