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
Urban township
Budai Township in Chiayi County
Budai Township in Chiayi County
Country Taiwan
Province Taiwan Province
County Chiayi
Government
 • Supervisor Cai Kun-bin[1]
Area
 • Total 59 km2 (23 sq mi)
Population (December 2014)
 • Total 28,423
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Website www.budai.gov.tw
Budai Township
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]

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