Wugu District in New Taipei City
|Special municipality||New Taipei City|
|Population (January 2016)|
Wugu District (Chinese: 五股區; pinyin: Wǔgǔ Qū; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Gō͘-kó͘-khu) is a suburban district in the western part of New Taipei City in northern Taiwan. It has an area of 34.86 km² and a population of 82,255 people (2014).
In the 19th century the area was known as Go-ko-khi (Chinese: 五穀坑; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ngó͘-kok-khiⁿ; also 五股坑; Gō͘-kó͘-khiⁿ). Until the 25 December 2010 creation of New Taipei, Wugu was a rural township (Chinese: 五股鄉; pinyin: Wǔgǔ Xiāng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Gō͘-kó͘-hiong; Postal: Wuku) in the former Taipei County.
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