Yuchi, Nantou

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Yuchi Township
魚池鄉
Sun Moon Lake in Yuchi Township
Sun Moon Lake in Yuchi Township
Yuchi Township in Nantou County
Yuchi Township in Nantou County
LocationNantou County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total121 km2 (47 sq mi)
Population
 (July 2018)
 • Total15,857
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Yuchi Township
Traditional Chinese魚池鄉
Literal meaningFish Pond

Yuchi Township (Chinese: 魚池鄉) is a rural township in the center of Nantou County, Taiwan.

History[edit]

The area is home to the Thao people who live near Sun Moon Lake. The township was formerly called Go-sia-po (Chinese: 五城堡; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Gō͘-siâⁿ-pó)[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The township comprises 13 villages: Dalin, Dayan, Gonghe, Riyue, Shuishe, Toushe, Tungchi, Tungguang, Wucheng, Wudeng, Xincheng, Yuchi and Zhongming.

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Transportation[edit]

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Entry #40039". 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.CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link)
  2. ^ "Brief Introduction". Yuchi Township Office. Retrieved 2008-06-05.

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Coordinates: 23°54′N 120°56′E / 23.900°N 120.933°E / 23.900; 120.933