Tianzhong, Changhua

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Coordinates: 23°51′34″N 120°35′16″E / 23.859466°N 120.587799°E / 23.859466; 120.587799

Tianzhong Township in Changhua County
Tianzhong Township

Tianzhong Township (Chinese: 田中鎮; Hanyu Pinyin: Tiánzhōng; Tongyong Pinyin: Tiánjhōng; Wade–Giles: Tien2chung1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chhân-tiong-tìn) is an urban township located at eastern Changhua County, Taiwan. Its former name (田中央; Chhân-tiong-ng) and current name make reference to its origins in rice paddies.[1]

Geography[edit]

Tianzhong encompasses 34.61 km2 (13.36 sq mi) and a population of 42,133, including 21,752 males and 20,381 females as of January 2017.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises 22 villages: Beilu, Bifeng, Dalun, Dashe, Dingtan, Fuxing, Longtan, Meizhou, Nanlu, Pinghe, Sanan, Sanguang, Sanmin, Shalun, Tunglu, Tungyuan, Xiangshan, Xilu, Xinmin, Xinzhuang, Zhonglu and Zhongtan.

Festivals[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Notable natives[edit]

  • Cho Po-yuan, Magistrate of Changhua County (2005-2014)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History". Tianzhong Township Office,Changhua County. 14 December 2010. Retrieved 4 May 2014. 
  2. ^ 統計資料 | 一月 | 表四 [Statistics|January|Table 4]. accounting.chcg.gov.tw (in Chinese). Changhua County Government. 10 February 2017. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Clay sculpture festival to be held in Changhua town". The China Post. 20 November 2015. 

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