Location of Suao in Yilan
|• Total||89.01 km2 (34.37 sq mi)|
|Population (December 2014)|
|Time zone||Chungyuan Standard Time Zone (UTC+8)|
Su'ao Township (Chinese: 蘇澳鎮; pinyin: Sū'ào Zhèn; Wade–Giles: Su1-ao4 Chen4; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: So͘-ò), located in southern Yilan County, Taiwan, is an urban township that is famous for its seafood restaurants and cold springs. It is a terminus of National Highway No. 5, the Su'ao-Hualian Express Way, and the North-Link Line of the Taiwan Railway Administration. It also has two large harbors: Su'ao Port, a multi-function seaport that also houses a naval base; and Nanfang-ao Port, a major fishing port of Taiwan.
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As of December 2016, Su'ao had 14,109 households and a total population of 40,493, including 19,877 females and 20,616 males.
The township comprises 26 villages: Aiding, Cunren, Dingliao, Gangbian, Longde, Nanan, Nancheng, Nanjian, Nanning, Nanqiang, Nanxing, Nanzheng, Shengai, Shenghu, Subei, Sunan, Sutung, Suxi, Tungao, Xincheng, Yongchun, Yongguang, Yongle, Yongrong, Zhangan and Zhaoyang.
- Chang Chen-yue, singer
- Cheng Jei-cheng, Minister of Education (2008-2009)
- Chang Yung-fa, founder of Evergreen Group
- "2015 Su'ao Cold Spring Festival opens on Friday". focustaiwan.tw. Focus Taiwan News Channel. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
- 歷史沿革 [Historical evolution]. suao.gov.tw (in Chinese). Suao Township Office. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
- 蘇澳鎮人口統計 [Su'ao Township Population Statistics]. e-land.gov.tw (in Chinese). Yilan County Government. December 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
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