Wutai, Pingtung

Coordinates: 22°45′N 120°44′E / 22.75°N 120.73°E / 22.75; 120.73

Wutai Township (Chinese: 霧臺鄉; pinyin: Wùtái Xiāng; Rukai language: Vedai) is a mountain indigenous township in Pingtung County, Taiwan. It has a population total of 3,435 and an area of 278.80 square kilometres (107.65 sq mi).

Wutai Township
霧臺鄉
Wutai Village
Wutai Village
Wutai Township in Pingtung County
Wutai Township in Pingtung County
LocationPingtung County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total279 km2 (108 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2018)
 • Total3,383
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)

HistoryEdit

During the Japanese era, Wutai was grouped with modern-day Sandimen Township and Majia Township as "Aboriginal Areas" (Japanese: 蕃地), which was governed under Heitō District, Takao Prefecture.

DemographicsEdit

The township is mainly inhabited by the Rukai people.[1]

Administrative divisionsEdit

The township comprises six villages: Ali, Dawu, Haocha, Jiamu, Jilou and Wutai.

Tourist attractionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The humanity of Indigenous peoples". Pingtung County Government.
  2. ^ Chung, Jake (17 October 2015). "Rukai village included on list of world cultural sites". Taipei Times. p. 1.

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