Zaoqiao

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Coordinates: 24°39′N 120°52′E / 24.650°N 120.867°E / 24.650; 120.867

Zaoqiao Township
造橋鄉
Skyline of Zaoqiao Township 造橋鄉
Zaoqiao Township in Miaoli County
Zaoqiao Township in Miaoli County
LocationMiaoli County, Taiwan
Area
 • Total48 km2 (19 sq mi)
Population
(July 2018)
 • Total12,806
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Zaoqiao Township
Chinese造橋鄉
Hanyu PinyinZàoqiáo Xiāng
Wade–GilesTsao4-ch'iao2 Hsiang1
Pha̍k-fa-sṳCho-khièu-hiông
Hokkien POJChō-kiô-hiong

Zaoqiao Township[1] is a rural township in northern Miaoli County, Taiwan.

Geography[edit]

  • Area: 48.00 square kilometres (18.53 sq mi)
  • Population: 13,153 (January 2017)[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Zaoqiao Township office

The township comprises nine villages: Dalong, Daxi, Fenghu, Jinshui, Longsheng, Pingxing, Tanwen, Zaoqiao and Zhaoyang.[2]

Education[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

The township is accessible from Tanwen Station and Zaoqiao Station of the Taiwan Railway Administration.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 臺灣地區鄉鎮市區級以上行政區域名稱中英對照表 Glossary of Names for Administrative Divisions. Ministry of the Interior. 26 March Minguo 104 (2015). Retrieved 10 May 2018. (in Chinese)
  2. ^ a b 106年一月份人口統計下載區 [January 2017 Population Statistic Downloads]. mlhr.miaoli.gov.tw (in Chinese). Miaoli County Government Household Registration Service. January 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-25.
  3. ^ http://miaolitravel.net/mainweb/article.aspx?Lang=2&Sno=03004401