Siraya National Scenic Area

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Siraya National Scenic Area

Siraya National Scenic Area (Chinese: 西拉雅國家風景區) is the newest of Taiwan's 13 national scenic areas. It was designated by the central government of the Republic of China on November 26, 2005.

The scenic area is named after the Siraya people, an indigenous ethnic group that populated this region until well into the 18th century, and whose descendants have intermarried with Han Chinese.

The scenic area covers 13 districts/townships: 12 in Tainan City and one, Dapu, in Chiayi County.

Among the area's attractions are Zengwun Dam, Wusanto Reservoir, and the coffee plantations of Dongshan.

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