Zhuolan Township[1] is an urban township in Miaoli County, Taiwan.

Zhuolan Township
卓蘭鎮
Jhuolan
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Zuolan Township in Miaoli County
Zuolan Township in Miaoli County
LocationMiaoli County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total76.33 km2 (29.47 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2017)
 • Total17,569
Websitewww.juolan.gov.tw Edit this at Wikidata (in Chinese)
Zhuolan Township
Chinese卓蘭鎮
Hanyu PinyinZhuólán Zhèn
Wade–GilesCho2-lan2 Chen4
Tongyong PinyinJhuólán Jhèn
Pha̍k-fa-sṳCho̍k-làn-chṳ́n
Hokkien POJTah-lân-tìn

HistoryEdit

Formerly called Talan (Chinese: 罩蘭; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tà-lân).[2]

GeographyEdit

In January 2017, Zhuolan's population was estimated at 17,569.[3] The township occupies an area of 76.33 square kilometres (29.47 sq mi). It receives approximately 2,100 millimetres (83 in) of rain each year, mostly during May–June and August–October.[4]

Administrative divisionsEdit

 
Zhuolan Township office

The township comprises 11 villages: Fengtian, Jingshan, Laozhuang, Miaofeng, Neiwan, Pinglin, Shangxin, Xincuo, Xinrong, Xiping and Zhongjie.[citation needed]

PoliticsEdit

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

EconomyEdit

Agricultural productsEdit

Pears, grapes, starfruits and tangerines are the four main kinds of fruits grown in Zhuolan.[5]

Tourist attractionsEdit

TransportationEdit

Bus stationEdit

 
Zhuolan Bus Station

Bus station in the township is Zhuolan Bus Station of Fengyuan Bus. Taichung City Bus routes link Zhuolan with Fengyuan and Dongshi districts of Taichung City. Another bus route is to Dahu Township operate by Hsintsu Bus.

HighwayEdit

Provincial Highway 3 passes by Zhuolan, linking it with Dahu, Miaoli County to the north and Dongshi District, Taichung to the south.[7]

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 30 July 2018. (in Chinese)
  2. ^ "Entry #40212 (罩蘭)". 臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典 [Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan]. (in Chinese and Hokkien). Ministry of Education, R.O.C. 2011.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ 地理環境 [Geography & Environment]. juolan.gov.tw (in Chinese). Zhuolan Township Office. 2010-03-03. Archived from the original on 2017-02-25. Retrieved 2017-02-25.
  5. ^ "Cities and Townships". miaoli.gov.tw. Miaoli County Gov't. Retrieved 2017-02-25.
  6. ^ "Jhuolan Township". miaolitravel.net. Culture and Tourism Bureau, Miaoli County. Archived from the original on 2017-02-25. Retrieved 2017-02-25.
  7. ^ 道路交通 [Transportation]. juolan.gov.tw (in Chinese). Zhuolan Township Office. 2015-01-14. Archived from the original on 2017-02-25. Retrieved 2017-02-25.

External linksEdit


Coordinates: 24°19′20″N 120°50′41″E / 24.32222°N 120.84472°E / 24.32222; 120.84472