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Coordinates: 24°40′26″N 121°39′47″E / 24.67389°N 121.66306°E / 24.67389; 121.66306

Sanxing Township in Yilan County
Sanxing Railway Station
Yuzun Temple

Sanxing Township (Chinese: 三星鄉; Hanyu Pinyin: Sānxīng Xiāng; Tongyong Pinyin: Sansing Siang; Wade–Giles: San1-hsing1 Hsiang1), also spelled Sanshing Township, is a rural township in the western part of Yilan County, Taiwan.


Its name means "three stars" and is the same characters as used (when using hanja) to write the name of the company Samsung.


  • Area: 144.22 km²
  • Population: 21,503 people (2014)

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises 18 villages: Dayi, Dayin, Dazhou, Gongzhao, Guilin, Hangjian, Jiqing, Renhe, Shangwu, Shuangxian, Tianfu, Tianshan, Wande, Wanfu, Weiqian, Yide, Yuanshan and Yuemei.


Tourist attractions[edit]


The nearest train station to reach the township is Erjie Station of the Taiwan Railway Administration, located at Wujie Township.

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