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
霧臺鄉
Skyline of Wutai Township 霧臺鄉
Wutai Township in Pingtung County
Wutai Township in Pingtung County
LocationPingtung County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total279 km2 (108 sq mi)
Population
(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.

History[edit]

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.

Demographics[edit]

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]

References[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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