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Fenglin Township, (Chinese: 鳳林鎮; pinyin: Fènglín Zhèn; literally: "Phoenix forest") is an urban township in central Hualien County, Taiwan. It is located in Huatung Valley bordering Shoufeng Township on the north and Guangfu Township on the south. Its largest sightseeing spot is Shinguang Chaofong Recreation Farm. It has a population about 11,237 inhabitants and 12 villages.

Fenglin Township
鳳林鎮
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Coordinates: 23°45′00″N 121°26′00″E / 23.75000°N 121.43333°E / 23.75000; 121.43333Coordinates: 23°45′00″N 121°26′00″E / 23.75000°N 121.43333°E / 23.75000; 121.43333
CountryTaiwan
ProvinceTaiwan Province
CountyHualien
Government
 • TypeUrban Township
Area
 • Total120.5181 km2 (46.5323 sq mi)
Population (December 2014)
 • Total11,237
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Post code975
Subdivision12 Villages
Websitewww.fonglin.gov.tw (in Chinese)
Fenglin Township Office

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GeographyEdit

The administration area here is 120.518 km2, and located in the Huatung Valley plain between Central Mountain Range and Haian Range (Coastal Range).

Administrative divisionsEdit

Fengren, Fengyi, Fengli, Fengzhi, Fengxin, Shanxing, Darong, Beilin, Nanping, Linrong, Zhangqiao and Senrong Village.

EducationEdit

Fenglin Township has 3 junior high schools and 8 elementary schools. Fenglin Senior High School and 1 university are planning for construction.

Tourist attractionsEdit

EventsEdit

  • Mipaliw Wetlands Art Festival[2]

TransportationEdit

RailwayEdit

TRA Taitung Line (Huadong Line)

RoadEdit

Notable nativesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.erv-nsa.gov.tw/user/article.aspx?Lang=2&SNo=03000452
  2. ^ Teng, Pei-ju (2 July 2017). "Mipaliw Wetlands Art Festival reflect the beauty of Hualien in Taiwan". Taiwan News. Retrieved 11 September 2017.

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