Tongxiao

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Tongxiao Township
通霄鎮
Urban township
Skyline of Tongxiao Township通霄鎮
Tongxiao Township in Miaoli County
Tongxiao Township in Miaoli County
Location Miaoli County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total 107.85 km2 (41.64 sq mi)
Population (January 2017)
 • Total 35,389
Tongxiao Township
Chinese 通霄鎮
Hanyu Pinyin Tōngxiāo Zhèn
Wade–Giles T'ung1-hsiao1 Chen4
Pha̍k-fa-sṳ Thûng-sêu-chṳ́n
Hokkien POJ Thong-siau-tìn

Tongxiao Township[1] is an urban township in southern Miaoli County, Taiwan. It lies between the Taiwan Strait on the west and mountains on the east.

History[edit]

The town was formerly called Thunsiau (Chinese: 吞霄; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Thun-siau).[2]

Geography[edit]

  • Area: 107.85 square kilometres (41.64 sq mi)
  • Population: 35,389 (January 2017 estimate)[3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises 24 villages: Baitung, Baixi, Chengbei, Chengnan, Fengshu, Fulong, Fuxing, Fuyuan, Meinan, Nanhe, Neidao, Neihu, Pingan, Pingding, Pingyuan, Tongnan, Tongtung, Tongwan, Tongxi, Wubei, Wumei, Wunan, Xinpu and Zuntou.

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 臺灣地區鄉鎮市區級以上行政區域名稱中英對照表 Glossary of Names for Administrative Divisions. Ministry of the Interior. 26 March Minguo 104 (2015). Retrieved 1 July 2018. (in Chinese)
  2. ^ "Entry #40089 (吞霄)". 臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典 [Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan] (in Chinese and Hokkien). Ministry of Education, R.O.C. 2011. 
  3. ^ 106年一月份人口統計下載區 [January 2017 Population Statistic Downloads]. mlhr.miaoli.gov.tw (in Chinese). Miaoli County Government Household Registration Service. January 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-25. 
  4. ^ "Welcome to Taiyen Tongxiao Tourism Campus". tybio.com.tw. 
  5. ^ "eco-seaworld.com.tw". eco-seaworld.com.tw. 

External links[edit]

  • Township Office Website Address: No.8, Zhongzheng Rd., Tongdong Village, Tongxiao Township, Miaoli County 357, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Coordinates: 24°29′N 120°41′E / 24.483°N 120.683°E / 24.483; 120.683