Zhutian

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Coordinates: 22°35′20″N 120°31′49″E / 22.588971°N 120.530266°E / 22.588971; 120.530266

Not to be confused with Zhutian (zh), Nanxiong, in Guangdong, China.
Zhutian Township
Traditional Chinese 竹田鄉
Literal meaning bamboo field township
Hanyu Pinyin Zhútián Xiāng
Wade–Giles Chu2-t'ien2 Hsiang1
Tongyong Pinyin Jhútián Siang
Hokkien POJ Tek-chhân-hiong
Zhutian Township in Pingtung County
Zhutian Township
Zhutian Station

Zhutian Township,[1] also spelled Jhutian,[2] is a rural township in Pingtung County, Taiwan.

Geography[edit]

  • Population: 17,719 people (December 2014)
  • Area: 29.07 square kilometres (11.22 sq mi)
  • Main ethic group: Hakka

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises 15 villages:

  • Dahu (大湖村)
  • Erlun (二崙村)[3]
  • Fengming (鳳明村)
  • Futian (福田村)
  • Liuxiang (六巷村)
  • Lufeng (履豐村)
  • Meilun (美崙村)
  • Nanshi (南勢村)
  • Sizhou (泗洲村)
  • Tiaodi (糶糴村)
  • Toulun (頭崙村)
  • Xishi (西勢村)
  • Yongfeng (永豐村)
  • Zhunan (竹南村)
  • Zhutian (竹田村)

Economy[edit]

Rice factory in Zhutian

Zhutian is famous for its agricultural products.

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Zhutian Station


References[edit]

  1. ^ 臺灣地區鄉鎮市區級以上行政區域名稱中英對照表 Archived March 25, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Glossary of Names for Administrative Divisions. (Chinese) Accessed at Taiwan Geographic Names Information System website Archived August 16, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. (English). Ministry of the Interior. 16 June 2011. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
  2. ^ 鄉鎮中英對照
  3. ^ http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/lang/archives/2015/07/28/2003624023

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