Sanxing

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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.

Name[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

  • 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.

Education[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

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

Notable natives[edit]


References[edit]

External links[edit]

Sanshing Township Office (Chinese)