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Majia, Pingtung

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Local time  Sunday 12:56 AM
Province  Taiwan Province
Majia, Pingtung
Weather  19°C, Wind N at 8 km/h, 87% Humidity
Points of interest  Taiwan Aboriginal Culture Park, Taiwan Aboriginal Culture Park Thao Homes, Shanchuanliulidiao Bridge

Majia Township (Chinese: 瑪家鄉; pinyin: Mǎjiā Xiāng) is a mountain indigenous township in Pingtung County, Taiwan. The area is known as Makazayazaya (瑪家雑牙雑牙社) in the Paiwan language, and the Taiwanese mountain pitviper Ovophis monticola makazayazaya is named after it. The main population is the Paiwan people of the Taiwanese aborigines.

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Map of Majia Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan 903

History

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

Geography

  • Area: 78.7 square kilometres (30.4 sq mi)
  • Population: 6,718 people (2014)
  • Administrative divisions

    The township comprises six villages: Beiye, Jiayi, Liangshan, Majia, Paiwan and Sanhe.

    References

    Majia, Pingtung Wikipedia


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