Touqian River

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Touqian River
Bridge near the river mouth
Map showing the mouth of Touqian River
Map showing the mouth of Touqian River
Touqian River in Taiwan
Native name 頭前溪
Country Taiwan
Physical characteristics
Main source Xueshan Range: 鹿場大山
2,616 m (8,583 ft)
River mouth Taiwan Strait: Hsinchu County
Length 63.03 km (39.17 mi)
Basin features
Basin size 565.94 km2 (218.51 sq mi)

The Touqian River (Chinese: 頭前溪; Hanyu Pinyin: Tóuqián Xī; Tongyong Pinyin: Tóucián Si; Wade–Giles: T'ou2-ch'ien2 Hsi1) is a river in northern Taiwan.[1] It flows through Hsinchu County for 63 km.[2][3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "GeoNames Search". Geographic Names Database. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, USA. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Geography & demographics". The Republic of China Yearbook 2015. Executive Yuan. 2015. pp. 40–53. ISBN 978-986-04-6013-1. 
  3. ^ "Touqian River" (in Chinese). Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 

Coordinates: 24°51′07″N 120°55′48″E / 24.8519°N 120.9300°E / 24.8519; 120.9300