Taichung County

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Taichung County
台中縣
Image:Taichung County emblem white background.png
Taichung County emblem

Abbreviation: Taichung (台中)

CapitalFongyuan City
Region Central Taiwan
County magistrateHuang Chung-sheng (黃仲生)

Area

Ranked 8 of 25

 - Total
 - % water

2,051.4712 km²
(Percent water goes here)%

Population

Ranked 4 of 25

 - Total (May 2004)
 - Density

1,522,986
742/km²

Cities: 3
Townships:18
County flower:Cotton tree (Bombax ceiba)
County tree:Chinese Banyan (Ficus microcarpa)
County bird:Formosan Blue Magpie (Urocissa caerulea)
Image:Taichung_County_location.png


Taichung County (台中縣, pinyin: Tizhōng Xin) is a county in central Taiwan, encompassing Taichung City.

Its name derives from the Wade-Giles romanization T`ai-chung and means simply "central Taiwan".


Administration

Taichung County controls three township-level cities (縣轄市), five townships (鎮), and 13 rural townships (鄉).

See also: Political divisions of the Republic of China

Tongyong Pinyin Hanzi Wade-Giles Hanyu Pinyin Taiwanese
Fongyuan City 豐原 Fengyan
Dali City 大里
Taiping City 太平
Dongshih 東勢
Dajia 大甲
Cingshuei 清水
Shalu 沙鹿
Wuci 梧棲
Houli 后里
Shengang 神岡
Tanzih 潭子
Daya 大雅
Sinshe 新社
Shihgang 石岡
Waipi 外埔
Da-an 大安
Wurih 烏日
Dadu 大肚
Longjing 龍井
Wufong 霧峰
Heping 和平 Ho-ping Hpng


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