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Zhuangwei Township
Sōi, Jhuangwei
Official logo of Zhuangwei Township
Zhuangwei Township in Yilan County
Zhuangwei Township in Yilan County
Country Republic of China (Taiwan)
Province Taiwan Province
CountyYilan County, Taiwan Yilan
Rural villages ()14
 • Township Mayor (鄉長)Shen Ching-Shan (沈清山)
 • Total38.48 km2 (14.86 sq mi)
 (September 2023)
 • Total24,433
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (National Standard Time)
Postal code
Websitewww.jw.gov.tw Edit this at Wikidata (in Chinese)

Zhuangwei Township or Jhuangwei Township[1] (Chinese: 壯圍; Hanyu Pinyin: Zhuàngwéi Xiāng; Tongyong Pinyin: Jhuàngwéi Siang; Wade–Giles: Chuang4-wei2 Hsiang1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chòng-ûi-hiong) is a rural township in eastern Yilan County, Taiwan Province, Republic of China, the smallest in the county.[2]


Map including Zhuangwei / Jhuangwei area (1944)
Map including Zhuangwei / Jhuangwei area (1954)
  • Area: 38.48 square kilometres (14.86 sq mi)
  • Population: 24,433 (September 2023)

Politics and government


Administrative divisions


The township comprises 14 villages:[1][3]

  • Dafu (大福村), Fuxing/Fusing (復興村), Gonglao (功勞村), Gujie (古結村), Guoling (過嶺村), Guting (古亭村), Jixiang/Jisiang (吉祥村), Meicheng (美城村), Meifu (美福村), Donggang (東港村), Xinnan/Sinnan (新南村), Xinshe/Sinshe (新社村), Yongzhen/Yongjhen (永鎮村) and Zhongxiao/Jhongsiao (忠孝村).



The township participated in the 2018 Taiwanese municipal elections supporting the candidacy of Lin Zi-miao (KMT).



The township government is currently constructing an organic refuse resource center to process 200 tons of refuse daily with a planned capacity of 400 kW.[4]

Tourist attractions




The nearest train station to the township is Yilan Station of Taiwan Railways, located in Yilan City.

Notable natives



  1. ^ a b 宜蘭縣壯圍鄉行政區域圖 [JHUANGWEI, YILAN] (PDF). July 2007. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  2. ^ "[ INFORMATION FOR FOREIGNERS IN YILAN ]". Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved July 19, 2015.
  3. ^ "2018 Local Elections". Central Election Commission. Retrieved 15 November 2019. Jixiang Vil. Meifu Vil. Xinnan Vil. Tunggang [sic] Vil. Fuxing Vil. Guoling Vil. Yongzhen Vil. Zhongxiao Vil. Guting Vil. Gonglao Vil. Meicheng Vil. Xinshe Vil. Dafu Vil. Gujie Vil.
  4. ^ Gao, Pat (1 January 2017). "Head of Steam". Taiwan Today. Retrieved 3 March 2017.