Hukou, Hsinchu

Coordinates: 24°54′N 121°03′E / 24.900°N 121.050°E / 24.900; 121.050

Hukou Township (Chinese: 湖口鄕; pinyin: Húkǒu Xiāng) is a rural township of Hsinchu County, Taiwan. With an area of 58.43 km2 (22.56 sq mi), it is the third largest township in the county. Hukou had an estimated population of 81,388 in January 2023.[1]

Hukou Township
湖口鄕
Official seal of Hukou Township 湖口鄕
Hukou Township in Hsinchu County
Hukou Township in Hsinchu County
LocationHsinchu County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total58.4303 km2 (22.5601 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2023)
 • Total81,388
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Websitewww.hukou.gov.tw/en/index.php Edit this at Wikidata
Hukou Township Office

The Hukou army base houses the 542nd Armor Brigade of the 6th Army Corps of the Republic of China Army.

Administrative divisionsEdit

The township comprises 20 villages: Aishi, Boluo, Decheng, Fenghuang, Fengshan, Hexing, Hujing, Hukou, Hunan, Renshi, Shengli, Tungxing, Xiaoshi, Xinshi, Xinyi, Zhangan, Zhangling, Zhongshi, Zhongxing and Zhongzheng.[2]

EconomyEdit

The township is home to the Hsinchu Industrial Park.

EducationEdit

  • China University of Technology, Hsinchu campus
  • Hsinchu county Hukou senior high school, incl. grades 7 to 9
  • Hsinchu county Xinhu junior high school
  • Hsinchu county Chungcheng junior high school
  • Hsinchu county Hukou elementary school
  • Hsinchu county Changan elementary school
  • Hsinchu county Xinshih elementary school
  • Hsinchu county Xinhu elementary school
  • Hsinchu county Chungxing elementary school
  • Hsinchu county Hexing elementary school
  • Hsinchu county Huaxing elementary school
Hukou Township
Chinese湖口
Traditional Chinese湖口鄉

Tourist attractionsEdit

TransportationEdit

RailEdit

The Taiwan Railways Administration serves Hukou via the Beihu and Hukou stations.

Taiwan High Speed Rail passes through the central part of the township, but there is no planned station.

RoadEdit

 
Hukou Bus Station

The bus station in the township of Hukou is called the bus station of Hsinchu Bus Corp.

Notable nativesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 112年1月 新竹縣人口統計報表 [Hsinchu County population table, January 2023]. hsinchu.gov.tw (in Chinese). Hsinchu County Gov't. Archived from the original on 4 February 2023. Retrieved 4 February 2023.
  2. ^ "2014 Local Elections". Archived from the original on 2014-12-09. Retrieved 2014-12-09.
  3. ^ "Sanyuan Temple of Laohukou". 新竹縣文化局.
  4. ^ "Catholic Church of Laohukou". 新竹縣文化局. Archived from the original on 2017-10-27.

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