Kouhu

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Coordinates: 23°34′35″N 120°10′21″E / 23.57626°N 120.172523°E / 23.57626; 120.172523

Kouhu Township
口湖鄉
Chenglong Wetlands in Kouhu Township
Chenglong Wetlands in Kouhu Township
Kouhu Township in Yunlin County
Kouhu Township in Yunlin County
LocationYunlin County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total80 km2 (30 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2018)
 • Total27,491
 • Density340/km2 (890/sq mi)

Kouhu Township (Chinese: 口湖鄉; pinyin: Kǒuhú Xiāng) is a rural township in Yunlin County, Taiwan.

Geography[edit]

It has a population total of 29,017 and an area of 80.4612 square kilometres, including a section of coastline on the Taiwan Strait.

History[edit]

Kouhu's coastal waters were traditionally used in oyster farming, but in 1991 they were zoned for offshore industrial use.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises 21 villages: Chenglong, Dinghu, Gangtung, Gangxi, Guogang, Houcuo, Hukou, Hutung, Jinghan, Keliao, Kouhu, Luntung, Lunzhong, Pubei, Punan, Shuijing, Taizi, Wubei, Wunan, Xialun and Xiecuo.

Infrastructure[edit]

Kouhu is one of the area proposed by Taiwan Power Company for underground electricity cable passing through to make a way to Jianshan Village in Huxi Township at Penghu through submarine cable.[2]

Festivals[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yunlin commissioner pleads oyster farmers' case". taipeitimes.com. Retrieved 2017-01-30.
  2. ^ "EPA gives green light for projects - Taipei Times".
  3. ^ Yunlin, Cultural Tours in (31 May 2016). "Kouhu Township Qian Shui Che Zhuang Cultural Festival".
  4. ^ "Art exhibition listings - Taipei Times".

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