Pitou, Changhua

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Rural township
Pitou Township · 埤頭鄉
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Traditional 埤頭鄉
 • Pinyin Pítóu Xiāng
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Pitou is located in Taiwan
Coordinates: 23°52′39″N 120°28′14″E / 23.87750°N 120.47056°E / 23.87750; 120.47056Coordinates: 23°52′39″N 120°28′14″E / 23.87750°N 120.47056°E / 23.87750; 120.47056
Country Taiwan
County Changhua
 • Mayor Chen Cang Giong
 • Total 42.75 km2 (16.51 sq mi)
Population (December 2014)
 • Total 31,045
 • Density 730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Postal code 523
Website www.pitou.gov.tw
Pitou Township in Changhua County

Pitou Township (Chinese: 埤頭鄉; pinyin: Pítóu Xiāng) is a rural township in Changhua County, Taiwan. The district had a population of 30,737 as of January 2017 and an area of 42.75 square kilometres (16.51 sq mi).[1] One of the attractions in Pitou is the Kopok Flower Boulevard.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises 17 villages: Beitou, Dahu, Fuzhao, Gexing, Heli, Lilun, Liujia, Lunjiao, Lunzi, Pingyuan, Xingnong, Xinzhuang, Yongli, Yuanpu, Zhonghe, Zhuangnei and Zhuwei.


Tourist attractions[edit]

Nanyun Temple in Pitou is one of the stops on the annual Dajia Matsu pilgrimage.[3]


Pitou is adjacent to National Highway No. 1, with Zhangshui Road another major arterial route through the township. Pitou's location around major highways plays an important role in facilitating transportation of the township's agricultural produce.


  1. ^ 統計資料 | 一月 | 表四 [Statistics|January|Table 4]. accounting.chcg.gov.tw (in Chinese). Changhua County Government. 10 February 2017. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Leisure and Tour, Changhua Pitou Country.
  3. ^ Buchan, Noel: Walking with Matsu, Taipei Times, 7 April 2011.

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