Hukou, Hsinchu

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Coordinates: 24°54′N 121°03′E / 24.900°N 121.050°E / 24.900; 121.050

Hukou Township
湖口鄉
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Hukou Township in Hsinchu County
Hukou Township in Hsinchu County
LocationHsinchu County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total58 km2 (22 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2018)
 • Total77,567
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Hukou Township Office

Hukou Township (Chinese: 湖口鄉; pinyin: Húkǒu Xiāng) is a rural township of Hsinchu County, Taiwan. With an area of 58.43 km2 (22.56 sq mi), it is the third largest township in the county. Hukou had an estimated population of 77,515 as of January 2017.[1]

The Hukou army base houses the 542nd Armour Brigade of the 6th Army Corps of the Republic of China Army.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises 20 villages: Aishi, Boluo, Decheng, Fenghuang, Fengshan, Hexing, Hujing, Hukou, Hunan, Renshi, Shengli, Tungxing, Xiaoshi, Xinshi, Xinyi, Zhangan, Zhangling, Zhongshi, Zhongxing and Zhongzheng.[2]

Economy[edit]

The township is home to the Hsinchu Industrial Park.

Education[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

The Taiwan Railways Administration serves Hukou via the Beihu and Hukou stations.

Road[edit]

Hukou Bus Station

Bus station in the township is Hukou Bus Station of Hsinchu Bus.

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 106年1月 新竹縣人口統計報表 [Hsinchu County population table, January 2017]. hsinchu.gov.tw (in Chinese). Hsinchu County Gov't. Retrieved 14 February 2017. Invalid |script-title=: missing prefix (help)
  2. ^ http://vote2014.nat.gov.tw/en/TV/nm701000500000000.html

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