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Shoufeng Township[2] is a rural township in Hualien County, Taiwan. The township sits in the north segment of Huadong Valley between Taiwan's Central Range and Hai'an Range near the Pacific Ocean.[3] The township is best known as the location of National Dong Hwa University (NDHU), a university and famous tourist attraction in East Taiwan.

Shoufeng Township
壽豐鄉
Rice Paddy with the Coastal Mountain Range in the background
Rice Paddy with the Coastal Mountain Range in the background
Shoufeng Township in Hualien County
Shoufeng Township in Hualien County
LocationHualien County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total218 km2 (84 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2018)
 • Total18,057
 • Density83/km2 (210/sq mi)
Shoufeng Township
Chinese name
Chinese壽豐鄉
Hanyu PinyinShòufēng Xiāng
Wade–GilesShou4-feng1 Hsiang1
Pha̍k-fa-sṳSu-fûng-hiông
Hokkien POJSiū-hong-hiong
Amis name
AmisRinahem[1]

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GeographyEdit

A large part of the township is located centered on the Huadong Valley north of where the Shoufeng River empties into the Hualian River. The township extends eastward over the Hai'an Range to the Pacific Ocean in the east.

Administrative divisionsEdit

 
Shoufeng Township Office

The township comprises 15 villages: Chinan, Fengli, Fengping, Fengshan, Gonghe, Guangrong, Mizhan, Pinghe, Shoufeng, Shuhu, Shuilian, Xikou, Yanliao, Yuemei and Zhixue.

DemographicsEdit

It has 18,237 inhabitants in 7,016 households.

EducationEdit

Tourist attractionsEdit

 
Liyu Lake

TransportationEdit

Taiwan Railway Administration stations on the Hualien–Taitung Line in Shoufeng include:

Highways in Shoufeng include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sing ‘Olam. 阿美語簡明詞典(學生版) O Citing no Pangcah. Taipei: 臺灣族群母語推行委員會, 2011. ISBN 9789868693630
  2. ^ 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 5 November 2017. ‹See Tfd›(in Chinese)
  3. ^ http://www.erv-nsa.gov.tw/user/Article.aspx?Lang=2&SNo=03000095

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