Checheng, Pingtung

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Coordinates: 22°04′47″N 120°44′45″E / 22.079754°N 120.745727°E / 22.079754; 120.745727

Checheng Township
Traditional Chinese 車城鄉
Hanyu Pinyin Chēchéng Xiāng
Wade–Giles Ch'e1-ch'eng2 Hsiang1
Pha̍k-fa-sṳ Tshâ-sàng-hiông
Hokkien POJ Chha-siâⁿ-hiong/Chhia-siâⁿ-hiong
Checheng Township in Pingtung County
Checheng Township
Checheng Township office

Checheng Township[1] is a rural township in Pingtung County, Taiwan.[2][3]

History[edit]

During the Kingdom of Tungning, it was called "Firewood City" (柴城; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chhâ-siâⁿ). During Qing Dynasty rule, it was renamed to the current name, meaning "Car City".

Geography[edit]

Area: 49.85 square kilometres (19.25 sq mi)
Population: 9,121 (2014)

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises 11 villages: Baoli, Fuan, Fuxing, Haikou, Houwan, Puqi, Sheliao, Tianzhong, Tongpu, Wenquan and Xinjie.

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