Tongxiao, Miaoli

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Tongxiao Township in Miaoli County
Tongxiao

Tongxiao Township (Chinese: 通霄鎮; pinyin: Tōngxiāo Zhèn) 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]

Formerly called Thunsiau (Chinese: 吞霄; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Thun-siau).[1]

Geography[edit]

  • Area: 107.85 square kilometres (41.64 sq mi)
  • Population: 35,389 (January 2017 estimate)[2]

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. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ "Welcome to Taiyen Tongxiao Tourism Campus". tybio.com.tw. 
  4. ^ "eco-seaworld.com.tw". eco-seaworld.com.tw. 

External links[edit]

Address:No.8, Jhongjheng 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