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Coordinates: 22°16′N 120°39′E / 22.267°N 120.650°E / 22.267; 120.650

Fangshan Township
枋山鄉
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Fangshan Township in Pingtung County
Fangshan Township in Pingtung County
LocationPingtung County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total17 km2 (7 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2018)
 • Total5,543
 • Density330/km2 (840/sq mi)
Provincial Highway 1

Fangshan Township (Chinese: 枋山鄉; pinyin: Fāngshān Xiāng) is a coastal rural township in Pingtung County, Taiwan.

GeographyEdit

  • Population: 5,749 (December 2014)
  • Area: 17.27 square kilometres (6.67 sq mi)

Administrative divisionsEdit

The township comprises the four villages of Fangshan, Fenggang, Jialu and Shanyu.

EconomyEdit

The township is famous for its Aiwen mangoes, which are exported to Asian countries.[1]

InfrastructureEdit

Submarine communication cablesEdit

Fangshan is one of the two cable landing points of Taiwan island (the other one is Toucheng). Four submarine communication cables, including C2C and SEA-ME-WE 3, connect here.

Tourist attractionsEdit

TransportationEdit

Notable nativesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Natural resources". 12 August 2015.
  2. ^ "One-of-a-kind post office opens in Pingtung".

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