Wutai, Pingtung

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Coordinates: 22°45′N 120°44′E / 22.75°N 120.73°E / 22.75; 120.73

Wutai Township
Skyline of Wutai Township 霧臺鄉
Wutai Township in Pingtung County
Wutai Township in Pingtung County
LocationPingtung County, Taiwan
 • Total279 km2 (108 sq mi)
(July 2018)
 • Total3,383
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)

Wutai Township (Chinese: 霧臺鄉; pinyin: Wùtái Xiāng; Rukai language: Vedai) is a mountain indigenous township in Pingtung County, Taiwan. It has a population total of 3,435 and an area of 278.80 square kilometres (107.65 sq mi). The main population is the Rukai people of the Taiwanese aborigines.


During the Japanese era, Wutai was grouped with modern-day Sandimen Township and Majia Township as "Savage Land" (Japanese: 蕃地), which was governed under Heitō District, Takao Prefecture.


The township is mainly inhabited by the Rukai people.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises six villages: Ali, Dawu, Haocha, Jiamu, Jilou and Wutai.

Tourist attractions[edit]


  1. ^ "The humanity of Indigenous peoples". Pingtung County Government.
  2. ^ Chung, Jake (17 October 2015). "Rukai village included on list of world cultural sites". Taipei Times. p. 1.

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