Pitou, Changhua

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Pitou
埤頭
Rural township
Pitou Township · 埤頭鄉
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Traditional 埤頭鄉
 • Pinyin Pítóu Xiāng
Pitou is located in Taiwan
Pitou
Pitou
Coordinates: 23°52′39″N 120°28′14″E / 23.87750°N 120.47056°E / 23.87750; 120.47056Coordinates: 23°52′39″N 120°28′14″E / 23.87750°N 120.47056°E / 23.87750; 120.47056
Country Taiwan
County Changhua
Government
 • Mayor Chen Cang Giong
Area
 • Total 42.75 km2 (16.51 sq mi)
Population (January 2014)
 • Total 31,186
 • Density 730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Postal code 523
Website www.pitou.gov.tw
Pitou Township in Changhua County

Pitou Township (Chinese: 埤頭鄉; pinyin: Pítóu Xiāng) is a rural township in Changhua County, Taiwan. The district has a population total of 31,186 and an area of 42.75 square kilometres (16.5 sq mi). One of the attractions in Pitou is the Kopok Flower Boulevard.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Heli Village, Xingnong Village, Beitou Village, Lilun Village, Lunzi Village, Yongli Village, Gexing Village, Pingyuan Village, Lunjiao Village, Yuanpu Village, Fuzhao Village, Xinzhuang Village, Liujia Village, Zhuwei Village, Zhonghe Village, Zhuangnei Village, Dahu Village.[2]

Education[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Nanyun Temple in Pitou is one of the stops on the annual Dajia Matsu pilgrimage.[3]

Transportation[edit]

Pitou is adjacent to National Highway No. 1, with Zhangshui Road another major arterial route through the township. Pitou's location around major highways plays an important role in facilitating transportation of the township's agricultural produce.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leisure and Tour, Changhua Pitou Country.
  2. ^ http://vote2014.nat.gov.tw/en/TV/nm703002100000000.html
  3. ^ Buchan, Noel: Walking with Matsu, Taipei Times, 7 April 2011.

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