Fengyuan District (Chinese: 豐原區) is a district located in north-central Taichung, Taiwan on the south bank of the Dajia River. Fengyuan district is the third most populated district among former Taichung County, ranking after Dali and Taiping district. Fengyuan is recognized as Huludun in early times, meaning "gourd" in Chinese, for a gourd-shape pile of mud was found in Fengyuan by the aborigines. The rice yielded from Fengyuan is famous for its high quality and the bakery industry prospered in later decades. Because of the extraordinary location of the intersection of Taiwan railway west trunk and Dongshi branch line, Fengyuan quickly expanded after World War II. It soon became one of the political, economical and communication centers of central Taiwan, playing an important role in the development of the central part of this island. Recently, Fengyuan faces the challenge of being marginalized after the amalgamation of Taichung County and Taichung City in December 2010.
Han immigration to the area began during the reign of late the Kangxi Emperor of the Qing Dynasty. In 1886, the then governor of Taiwan gave the town its name, Fengyuan, meaning flourishing plain. Then there was a nickname little Suzhou.
Fengyuan Village, Fengrong Village, Dingjie Village, Zhongshan Village, Xiajie Village, Zhongyang Village, Danan Village, Beinan Village, Tungnan Village, Xinan Village, Fengxi Village, Zunliao Village, Fengzun Village, Fuchun Village, Hulu Village, Xian Village, Xishi Village, Zhongxing Village, Shepi Village, Sancun Village, Tungshi Village, Minsheng Village, Tianxin Village, Fengtian Village, Liancun Village, Yangming Village, Nanyang Village, Beiyang Village, Tungyang Village, Nancun Village, Nantian Village, Nansong Village, Wengming Village, Wengzi Village, Wengshe Village, Pozi Village.
Note: Hanyu Pinyin is the national standard and promulgated by the Ministry of Interior. Exceptions: "Tamsui" instead of "Danshui," cardinal direction districts, and names of special municipalities and provincial cities. ¹ — Mountain Indigenous District