|Nickname(s): 水尾 (Mizuho?)|
|• Total||135.5862 km2 (52.3501 sq mi)|
|Population (December 2014)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC+8)|
Ruisui Township (Chinese: 瑞穗鄉; pinyin: Ruìsuì Xiāng) is a rural township located in southern Hualien County, Taiwan, and has a population of 12,107 inhabitants and 11 villages. The Tropic of Cancer passes through here.
This township is an alluvial plain which located in the mid Huatung Valley between Central Mountain Range, Coastal Mountain Range and Wuhe Terrace. Rafting activity on the Xiuguluan River often starts from the Ruisui Bridge.
The climate is between tropical and subtropical monsoon with humid climate. The population is composed of Min Nan, Hakka, and Taiwanese aborigines, most of which is the Amis tribe. Agriculture and tourism are major industries.
The township is located at the Huatung Valley.
The township comprises 11 villages: Fumin, Fuxing, Fuyuan, Hegang, Jimei, Ruibei, Ruiliang, Ruimei, Ruisui, Ruixiang and Wuhe.
- Rareseed Ranch
- Ruisui Hotspring
- Honyeh Hotspring (Red Leaf Hotspring)
- The Tropic of Cancer Marker Park
- Wuhe Terrace Tea Farm
- Ruisui Rafting Tourist Center (Xiuguluan River Rafting)
- Ruisui Range
- Fuyuan Bao'an Temple
- Fuyuan Butterfly Village
- Maliyun Tribal Village
- Ruisui Qinglian Temple
- Saoba Stone Pillars
Sister city relations
- Campbell, William (1915). Sketches from Formosa. London: Marshall Brothers. p. 278. OL 7051071M.
The eastern prefecture of TAI-TANG, made up of the two sub-prefectures of Pi-lam and Hoe-lian-kang, with head-quarters at the middle-eastern centre called Tsui-be.
- Campbell (1896), map.
- "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Retrieved 21 November 2015.
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- Office of Ruisui Township (Chinese)