Changhua Plain

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Changhua Plain
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Changhua Plain is located in Taiwan
Changhua Plain
Changhua Plain
Coordinates: 24°03′54″N 120°27′40″E / 24.064932°N 120.460999°E / 24.064932; 120.460999Coordinates: 24°03′54″N 120°27′40″E / 24.064932°N 120.460999°E / 24.064932; 120.460999
GeologyAlluvial plain
 • Length40 km
 • Width15 km
45 m (148 ft)

Changhua Plain (Chinese: 彰化平原; pinyin: Zhānghuà Píngyuán), which is sometimes listed as "Changhua Coastal Plain", is an alluvial plain in central Taiwan on the west coast between the Old Zhuoshui River (舊濁水溪) and Dadu River, and bordered to the east by the Bagua Plateau.[1]

It occupied the northern parts of Changhua County, with a length of about 40 km (25 miles) and a width varying between 12 and 15 km (7–9 miles).[1] While the area is mostly flat, the altitude ranges from about 12 m (39 feet) to 45 meters (148 feet) above sea level.[1]

Except for Bagua Plateau, Changhua County is divided into two plains: Changhua Plain and the Zhuoshui River Alluvial Fan (濁水溪沖積扇), separated by the Old Zhuoshui River.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d 林朝棨 (1957). "彰化隆起海岸平原". 臺灣地形 (in Chinese (Taiwan)). 臺灣省文獻委員會.

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