Qingshui District

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Qingshui District in Taichung City
Qingshui District
Qingshui District office

Qingshui District (Chinese: 清水區; pinyin: Qīngshuǐ Qū) is a coastal suburban district in western Taichung City, Taiwan. It is located at the foothills of Ao Feng mountain and faces the Taiwan Strait. Its neighbors are Dajia, Shalu, Waipu, Shengang, and Wuqi Districts. Gao-Mei marsh is its most famous natural attraction. It is a good place to research birds, plants, and the ecology of creatures in the marsh.[1]

History[edit]

The area was known previously as Gumatau (Chinese: 牛罵頭; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Gû-mâ-thâu) and Gumasia (牛罵社; Gû-mâ-siā), which was a settlement of the Taiwanese Plains Aborigines. Also formerly called Chhau-chui-chng (臭水庄; Chhàu-chuí-chng). In 1920, the area became incorporated as Kiyomizu town (清水街?), Taikō District, Taichu Prefecture.

Geography[edit]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Aofeng Village, Lingquan Village, Qingshui Village, Wenchang Village, Nanning Village, Xining Village, Beining Village, Zhongxing Village, Xishe Village, Nanshe Village, Yujia Village, Linjiang Village, Xiushui Village, Wulu Village, Haibin Village, Kanglang Village, Zhongshe Village, Gaoxi Village, Gaonan Village, Gaotung Village, Gaobei Village, Gaomei Village, Guoxing Village, Jingpu Village, Dingnan Village, Tianliao Village, Qiaotou Village, Xianan Village, Tungshan Village, Wucuo Village, Yangcuo Village, Haifeng Village.

Education[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Qingshui can be accessed by the TRA Qingshui Station or Taichung Port Station on the Western Line. The National Highway 3 also passes through Qingshui, and the Qingshui rest station is located here.

Notable natives[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 24°18′7″N 120°35′10″E / 24.30194°N 120.58611°E / 24.30194; 120.58611

  1. ^ "Administrative Districts". 高雄市政府. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 4 April 2017.