Baisha, Penghu

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Coordinates: 23°39′48.21″N 119°35′32.5″E / 23.6633917°N 119.592361°E / 23.6633917; 119.592361

Baisha Township in Penghu County

Baisha Township (Chinese: 白沙鄉; pinyin: Báishā Xiāng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pe̍h-soa-hiong; "White sand") is a rural township in Penghu County, Taiwan. It is located at the northern part of Penghu Main Island and linked to Siyu Township by the trans-oceanic bridge, which at 2.5 km (1.6 mi) long makes it the longest of its kind in east Asia.[1]

Bird Island (鳥嶼) is the most crowded (density) island of Penghu, with 1,226 citizens sharing its small size of 0.4 km2 (0.2 sq mi)


The township is spread over 20 islands, including:

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises 15 villages: Chengqian, Chikan, Dacang, Gangzi, Houliao, Jiangmei, Jibei, Niaoyu, Qitou, Tongliang, Watong, Xiaochi, Yuanbei, Zenghai and Zhongtun.

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