Guanyin, Taoyuan

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Guanyin Township
觀音鄉
Rural Township
Guanyin Township · 觀音鄉
Location of Guanyin Township
Guanyin Township is located in Taiwan
Guanyin Township
Guanyin Township
Location in the Republic of China
Coordinates: 25°02′N 121°06′E / 25.033°N 121.100°E / 25.033; 121.100Coordinates: 25°02′N 121°06′E / 25.033°N 121.100°E / 25.033; 121.100
Country  Taiwan
Region Northern Taiwan
Government
 • Mayor Ou Bingchen
Area
 • Total 87.9807 km2 (33.9695 sq mi)
Population (January 2014)
 • Total 63,050
 • Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Website www.guanyin.gov.tw

Guanyin Township (Chinese: 觀音鄉; pinyin: Guānyīn Xiāng) is a rural, coastal township in western Taoyuan County, Taiwan. Guanyin is also the name of a god in Buddhism in Taiwan.

Guanyin Township

History[edit]

Guanyin Township was originally named as Shiguanyin during the Qing Dynasty rule. It was renamed to Guanyin in 1920 during the Japanese rule.[1]

Geography[edit]

Guanyin is part of the alluvial fan in Taoyuan County.[2] The coastline is about 15 km at the northern side.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township is divided into three villages and 364 neighborhoods.[3]

Infrastructure[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taoyuan County Government - Guanyin Township". Tycg.gov.tw. 2014-05-06. Retrieved 2014-05-23. 
  2. ^ "Topology and geography". Guanyin Township Office. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
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