Budai, Chiayi

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Coordinates: 23°21′36″N 120°10′12″E / 23.36000°N 120.17000°E / 23.36000; 120.17000

Budai Township

布袋鎮
Salt mound in Budai Township
Salt mound in Budai Township
Budai Township in Chiayi County
Budai Township in Chiayi County
CountryTaiwan
ProvinceTaiwan Province
CountyChiayi
Government
 • SupervisorCai Kun-bin[1]
Area
 • Total61.7307 km2 (23.8344 sq mi)
Population
(Nov. 2017)
 • Total27,172
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Websitewww.budai.gov.tw
Budai Township Office

Budai Township (Chinese: 布袋鎮; pinyin: Bùdài Zhèn) is an urban township in Chiayi County, Taiwan.

History[edit]

Formerly known as Po-te-chhui (Chinese: 布袋嘴; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pò͘-tē-chhùi), it was the site where Japanese forces landed and completed the encirclement of Tainan during the Japanese invasion in 1895.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises 23 villages: Caipu, Cenhai, Daijiang, Fuxing, Guangfu, Guishe, HaomeiJiangshan, Jianlong, Jiulong, Kaoshi, Longjiang, Shulin, Tungan, Tunggang, Xian, Xincen, Xincuo, Xingzhong, Xinmin, Yongan, Zhenliao, and Zhongan.

Economy[edit]

Its industry is mainly made up of fishery.[2]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About the Supervisor". Chiayi County Government. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  2. ^ "The history". Budai Township Administration. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Haomeiliao Wetlands". CPAMI. Archived from the original on 20 June 2018.
  4. ^ Liao, George (1 October 2017). "An amazing trip to Taiwan's Penghu County in three days". Taiwan News. Archived from the original on 20 June 2018. Retrieved 3 October 2017.