Guishan Township in Taoyuan County
Guishan Township (Chinese: 龜山鄉; pinyin: Guīshān Xiāng) is a rural township in northeastern Taoyuan County, Taiwan. Guishan Township is the smallest township in Taoyuan County.
Guishan was formerly known as Guilunshe. The name originated from a hill by the Mercy Buddha Temple of Shou Shan Rock, built in 7th year of the Qianlong Period of the Qing Dynasty. The Pingpu and Keitago Lan tribes were located here. In 1950, it was renamed to Guishan.
Government and infrastructure
The Ministry of Justice operates Taipei Prison in Guishan.
Guishan is served by National Highway No. 1 and Nanxiang Station of the Taiwan Railways Administration.
Coordinates: 24°59′42.02″N 121°20′17.14″E / 24.9950056°N 121.3380944°E