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Pingzhen District

Pingzhen
平鎮區
District
Pingzhen District
Location of Pingzhen
Coordinates:
Country  Taiwan
Municipality Taoyuan City
Area
 • Total 47.7532 km2 (18.4376 sq mi)
Population (December 2014)
 • Total 212,328
 • Density 4,400/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Website www.pingzhen.tvcg.gov.tw (Chinese)
Pingzhen District office

Pingzhen District (Chinese: 平鎮區; pinyin: Píngzhèn Qū) is a district in the central part of Taoyuan City, Taiwan.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Infrastructure 4
  • Administrative divisions 5
  • Transportation 6
  • Tourist attractions 7
  • See also 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10

History

Pingzhen was originally established as Changluliao during the Qing Dynasty rule of Taiwan. In 1920 under the Japanese rule, the city was renamed to Pingzhen. On 1 March 1992, it was upgraded as the third county-controlled city of Taoyuan County named Pingzhen City. On 25 December 2014, it was upgraded to a district named Pingzhen District when Taoyuan County was upgraded from a county to a municipality.[1]

Geography

The district spans over an 47.75 km² of area. It is located in the middle part of a hilly plateau and the entire district is on a slope.

Demographics

Pingzhen District has a population of 212,328 people as of December 2014. Most of the people in Pingzhen are Hakka people.[2]

Infrastructure

To solve the water supply problem, many ponds have been built in the past. Currently the district has 123 ponds.

Administrative divisions

Administrative divisions of Pingzhen District.

Pingzhen District consists of the following villages: Pingzeng, Zengxing, Nanshi, Jinxing, Pingan, Pingnan, Shanfeng, Fulin, Yongguang, Zhuangjing, Yongfeng, Yongan, Songwu, Pingxing, Guangxing, Guangda, Guangren, Fudan, Fuxing, Yimin, Yixing, Shuanglian, Gaoshuang, Beishi, Beihua, Xinshi, Beian, Xinrong, Xinfu, Xinying, Xingui, Beixing, Jinling, Beigui, Beifu, Jianan, Huaan, Tungan, Xinan, Tungshi, Longen, Tungshe, Zhongzhen, Maoyi, Longxing, Zhongzheng.[3]

Transportation

Tourist attractions

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.tycg.gov.tw/index.aspx?site_id=123&site_content_sn=557
  2. ^ http://www.tycg.gov.tw/eng/home.jsp?id=20&parentpath=0,9,17
  3. ^ http://vote2014.nat.gov.tw/en/TV/nm300000900000000.html

External links

  • Pingzhen City Office


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