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
Rural township
Baisha Township in Penghu County
Baisha Township in Penghu County
Location Penghu, Taiwan
 • Total 20 km2 (8 sq mi)
Population (July 2018)
 • Total 9,851
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)

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] It has a population of 9,809.

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.

Tourist attractions[edit]


  • Chikan Wharf
  • Houliao Wharf
  • Jibei Wharf[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 澎湖群島 - Trans-oceanic bridge
  2. ^ "Jibei Island". TravelKing. Retrieved 8 December 2017.