Sanzhi District

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Sanzhi District
Beach in Sanzhi
Beach in Sanzhi
Location of Sanzhi in New Taipei City
Location of Sanzhi in New Taipei City
Coordinates: 25°14′12″N 121°31′31″E / 25.23667°N 121.52528°E / 25.23667; 121.52528Coordinates: 25°14′12″N 121°31′31″E / 25.23667°N 121.52528°E / 25.23667; 121.52528
Country Taiwan
Region Northern Taiwan
Special municipality New Taipei City (新北市)
 • Total 65.9968 km2 (25.4815 sq mi)
Population (January 2016)
 • Total 23,452
Time zone CST (UTC+8)
Postal code 252
Area code(s) 02
Sanzhi District
Chinese 三芝區

Sanzhi District (Chinese: 三芝區; pinyin: Sānzhī Qū) is a rural district in the northern part of New Taipei City in northern Taiwan. It is notable as the hometown of the former president Lee Teng-hui.


During the period of Japanese rule, Sanzhi was called Sanshi village (三芝庄), and was governed under Tamsui district (淡水郡) of Taihoku Prefecture.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Baxian Village, Putou Village, Guzhuang Village, Xinzhuang Village, Puping Village, Maozhang Village, Hengshan Village, Xiban Village, Houcuo Village, Fude Village, Yuanshan Village, Dianzi Village, Xinghua Village.[1]


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Notable natives[edit]


The main road route through Sanzhi is the Provincial Highway No. 2. There are also a number of county-level highways within the district.

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