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Emei, Hsinchu

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Emei Township (Chinese: 峨眉鄉; pinyin: Éméi Xiāng) is a rural township in Hsinchu County, Taiwan.

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Map of Emei Township, Hsinchu County, Taiwan 315

History

Emei Township was originally named Goeh-bai (Chinese: 月眉; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Goe̍h-bâi), taking the name from the curved crescent moon shape of the Emei Stream (峨眉溪). In 1904, during Japanese rule, the township was renamed to Gabi (峨眉), which is retained as the present Emei.

Geography

  • Area: 46.80 km2 (18.07 sq mi)
  • Population: 5,591 (January 2017)
  • Administrative divisions

  • Emei Village
  • Zhongcheng Village
  • Shijing Village
  • Qixing Village
  • Fuxing Village
  • Huguang Village
  • Tourist attractions

  • Emei Lake
  • Erliao Divien Tree
  • Fuxing Old Street
  • Mount Shitou
  • Qixing Camphor Tree
  • Qixing Tree
  • Shierliao Leisure Agricultural Region
  • Xi Mao Bu Hanging Bridge
  • Notable natives

  • Chiu Ching-chun, Magistrate of Hsinchu County
  • References

    Emei, Hsinchu Wikipedia


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