Beidou, Changhua

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Coordinates: 23°52′29″N 120°31′29″E / 23.8747°N 120.5248°E / 23.8747; 120.5248

Beidou Township in Changhua County

Beidou Township (Chinese: 北斗鎮; pinyin: Běidǒu Zhèn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pak-táu-tìn) is an urban township in Changhua County, Taiwan.

Geography[edit]

It is located in an alluvial plain in the southeast part of the county. With an area of 19.2547 square kilometers, it is the second smallest township in the county after Xianxi Township.

Notable people[edit]

It is famous for ba-wan, a popular Taiwanese food item that was invented in the township.[citation needed] Gie-Ming Lin, the father of Jeremy Lin the Houston Rockets basketball star, grew up in Beidou.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sam Borden; Keith Bradsher (February 25, 2012). "Tight-Knit Family Shares Lin’s Achievement". The New York Times. Retrieved March 7, 2012. 

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