Coordinates: 23°34′35″N 120°10′21″E / 23.57626°N 120.172523°E / 23.57626; 120.172523

Kouhu Township (Chinese: 口湖鄉; pinyin: Kǒuhú Xiāng) is a rural township in Yunlin County, Taiwan.

Kouhu Township
口湖鄉
Chenglong Wetlands in Kouhu Township
Chenglong Wetlands in Kouhu Township
Kouhu Township in Yunlin County
Kouhu Township in Yunlin County
LocationYunlin County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total80 km2 (30 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2018)
 • Total27,491
 • Density340/km2 (890/sq mi)

GeographyEdit

 
Map including Kouhu (labeled as K'ou-hu (Kōko) 口湖) (1950)

It has a population total of 29,017 and an area of 80.4612 square kilometers, including a section of coastline bordering the Taiwan Strait.

HistoryEdit

Kouhu's coastal waters were traditionally used in oyster farming, but in 1991 they were zoned for offshore industrial use.[1]

Administrative divisionsEdit

The township comprises 21 villages: Chenglong, Dinghu, Gangtung, Gangxi, Guogang, Houcuo, Hukou, Hutung, Jinghan, Keliao, Kouhu, Luntung, Lunjhong, Pubei, Punan, Shueijing, Sialun, Siecuo, Taizih, Wubei, and Wunan.

InfrastructureEdit

Kouhu is one of the area proposed by Taiwan Power Company for underground electricity cable passing through to make a way to Jianshan Village in Huxi Township at Penghu through submarine cable.[2]

FestivalsEdit

Tourist attractionsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yunlin commissioner pleads oyster farmers' case". taipeitimes.com. Retrieved 2017-01-30.
  2. ^ "EPA gives green light for projects - Taipei Times".
  3. ^ Yunlin, Cultural Tours in (31 May 2016). "Kouhu Township Qian Shui Che Zhuang Cultural Festival".
  4. ^ "Art exhibition listings - Taipei Times".

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