Ruifang District ( Chinese: 瑞芳區; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Ruìfāng Qū Tongyong Pinyin: ; Rueìfang Cyu Pe̍h-ōe-jī: ) is a suburban Sūi-hong-khu district in eastern New Taipei City, Taiwan.
History [ edit ]
period of Japanese rule, Ruifang was called Zuihō Town (, and was governed under Kīrun District 瑞芳街) ( of 基隆郡) Taihoku Prefecture. Mining was an important industry in Ruifang (then known as Sui-hong) in the early 20th century.  Gold was mined in Kyufun and Kinkaseki while coal was mined in Kau-tong ( 猴硐; Houtong).
The mining sites became popular tourist destinations after 1990. In March 2012, it was named one of the
Top 10 Small Tourist Towns by the Tourism Bureau. 
Administrative divisions [ edit ]
Longtan, Longxing, Longzeng, Longan, Longchuan, Longshan, Zhaofeng, Xinfeng, Tunghe, Ganping, Gongqiao,
Houtong, Guangfu, Shuoren, Jiqing, Jian, Shangtian, Jieyu, Jishan, Yongqing, Chongwen, Fuzhu, Songde, Guashan, Tongshan, Xinshan, Shishan, Liandong, Lianxin, Nanya, Bitou, Haibin, Ruibin and Shenao Village.
Tourist attractions [ edit ]
Transportation [ edit ]
Ruifang is served by the
Yilan Line of the Taiwan Railway Administration. There are four stations in Ruifang Township: Ruifang Station, Houtong Station, Sijiaoting Station and Sandiaoling Station.
Provincial Highway No. 62 passes Ruifen and will provide convenient connection to Keelung City when it is completed.
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Davidson, James W. (1903). . London and New York: Macmillan. p. 460. The Island of Formosa, Past and Present : history, people, resources, and commercial prospects : tea, camphor, sugar, gold, coal, sulphur, economical plants, and other productions OL 6931635M.
^ Wong, Maggie Hiufu (2012-03-30). "Taiwan names its 10 top small tourist towns". CNN Go . Retrieved . 2012-03-31
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