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Zhushan Township (Chinese: 竹山鎮; Hanyu Pinyin: Zhúshān Zhèn; Tongyong Pinyin: Jhúshan Jhèn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tek-san; literally: 'Bamboo Mountain') is an urban township in the southwest part of Nantou County, Taiwan, and off the south shore of Zhuoshui River.

Zhushan Township
竹山鎮
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Zhushan Township in Nantou County
Zhushan Township in Nantou County
LocationNantou County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total247 km2 (95 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2018)
 • Total54,870
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)

GeographyEdit

Population: 56,662 people

Administrative divisionsEdit

Zhushan, Zhongzheng, Zhongshan, Yunlin, Zhuwei, Guilin, Xiaping, Zhonghe, Zhongqi, Xiulin, Daan, Yanhe, Yanxiang, Yanzheng, Yanping, Yanshan, Shanchong, Sheliao, Zhongyang, Fuzhou, Tianzi, Huiyao, Dexing, Fuxing, Liyu, Pingding, Ruizhu and Tongtou Village.

Government agenciesEdit

EducationEdit

  • National Zhushan Senior High School

Tourist attractionsEdit

EventsEdit

  • Chien Chiao Ritual[1]

TransportationEdit

 
Zhushan Bus Station
  • Railway: no through here, but can boarding the train at Ershui Station.
  • Highway: Tai 3 Line, through downtown of Zhushan
  • Formosa Freeway Nat'l No.3 Zhushan IC at 243.7 km.

Notable nativesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Everington, Keoni (19 October 2017). "100-year temple festival coming to Nantou's Zhushan township next week". Taiwan News. Retrieved 19 October 2017.

External linksEdit


Coordinates: 23°41′20″N 120°43′44″E / 23.68889°N 120.72889°E / 23.68889; 120.72889