Fangshan, Pingtung

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Coordinates: 22°16′N 120°39′E / 22.267°N 120.650°E / 22.267; 120.650

Fangshan Township in Pingtung County
Fangshan Township

Fangshan Township (Chinese: 枋山鄉; pinyin: Fāngshān Xiāng) is a coastal rural township in Pingtung County, Taiwan.

Geography[edit]

  • Population: 5,749 (December 2014)
  • Area: 17.27 square kilometres (6.67 sq mi)

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises the four villages of Fangshan, Fenggang, Jialu and Shanyu.

Economy[edit]

The township is famous for its Aiwen mangoes, which are exported to Asian countries.[1]

Infrastructure[edit]

Submarine communication cables[edit]

Fangshan is one of the two cable landing points of Taiwan island (the other one is Toucheng). Four submarine communication cables, including C2C and SEA-ME-WE 3, connect here.

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

The township is served by Neishi Station and Jialu Station of the Taiwan Railway Administration South-Link Line.

Notable natives[edit]

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