Coordinates: 24°37′55″N 120°56′12″E / 24.632038°N 120.936787°E / 24.632038; 120.936787

Sanwan Township[1] is a rural township in northern Miaoli County, Taiwan. It lies between the Taiwan Strait on the west and mountains on the east.

Township
三灣鄉
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Sanwan Township in Miaoli County
Sanwan Township in Miaoli County
LocationMiaoli County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total52 km2 (20 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2018)
 • Total6,700
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Websitewww.sanwan.gov.tw Edit this at Wikidata (in Chinese)
Sanwan Township
Chinese三灣鄉
Hanyu PinyinSānwān Xiāng
Wade–GilesSan1-wan1 Hsiang1
Pha̍k-fa-sṳSâm-vân-hiông
Hokkien POJSam-oan-hiong

GeographyEdit

  • Area: 52.30 square kilometres (20.19 sq mi)
  • Population: 6,864 (January 2017)[2]

Administrative divisionsEdit

The township comprises eight villages: Beipu, Dahe, Daping, Dingliao, Neiwan, Sanwan, Tongjing and Yonghe.

PoliticsEdit

The township is part of Miaoli County Constituency II electoral district for Legislative Yuan.

Tourist attractionsEdit

 
Yongheshan Reservoir in Sanwan Township

Notable nativesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 臺灣地區鄉鎮市區級以上行政區域名稱中英對照表 Glossary of Names for Administrative Divisions. Ministry of the Interior. 26 March Minguo 104 (2015). Retrieved 1 July 2018. (in Chinese)
  2. ^ 106年一月份人口統計下載區 [January 2017 Population Statistic Downloads]. mlhr.miaoli.gov.tw (in Chinese). Miaoli County Government Household Registration Service. January 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-25.

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