Gongguan, Miaoli

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Coordinates: 24°30′19″N 120°50′41″E / 24.505269°N 120.844749°E / 24.505269; 120.844749

Gongguan Township in Miaoli County
Gongguan Township

Gongguan Township (Chinese: 公館鄉; pinyin: Gōngguǎn Xiāng) is a rural township near the center of Miaoli County, Taiwan. Its climate is sub-tropical, mild and very rainy. The yearly average humidity is 80%.[1]

Geography[edit]

Gongguan occupies an area of 71.45 square kilometres (27.59 sq mi).[1] As of January 2017, it had 10,676 households and a total population of 34,179.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises 19 villages: Beihe, Dakeng, Fude, Fuji, Fuxing, Guannan, Guantung, Guanzhong, Hegang, Heshan, Jianshan, Kaikuang, Nanhe, Renan, Shiqiang, Wugu, Yugu, Yuquan and Zhongyi.[3]

Economy[edit]

Oil and gas has been discovered and explored in the area since more than a century ago.[4]

Transportation[edit]

  • United Bus Gongguan Station
  • Hsinchu Bus Gongguan Station
  • Sun Yat-sen Freeway Miaoli Interchange
  • Ta1 6 Line
  • County Road 128:Tongsiao - Sihu Hsiang Shuijiapu - Tongluo Hsiang - Gongguan Hsiang
  • Miao 26-2:Miaoli City Sindong Street—Sindong Bridge-Gongguan Hsiang Beihe—Siyi Tunnel—Shihtan Hsiang
  • Tai 72:EXPRESSWAY Houlong - Wenshui
  • County Road 119甲:Kesu Bridge—Gongguan Along Mountain Way

Tourist attractions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 地理環境 [Geography & Environment]. kungkuan.gov.tw (in Chinese). GonguangTownship Office. Retrieved 2017-02-25. 
  2. ^ 106年一月份人口統計下載區 [January 2017 Population Statistic Downloads]. mlhr.miaoli.gov.tw (in Chinese). Miaoli County Government Household Registration Service. January 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-25. 
  3. ^ 轄區介紹 [Jurisdiction]. kungkuan.gov.tw (in Chinese). GonguangTownship Office. Retrieved 2017-02-25. 
  4. ^ http://ns2.taipeitimes.com/News/biz/archives/2010/07/30/2003479186
  5. ^ http://miaolitravel.net/mainweb/article.aspx?Lang=2&Sno=03004403

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