Xinwu District, Taoyuan

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Xinwu or Sinwu District is a rural, coastal district in Taoyuan City, Taiwan.


Area: 85.02 square kilometres (32.83 sq mi) Population: 48,469 (January 2016)Xinwu District accounts for almost 7% of Taoyuan's total land area and is the city's 6th largest district. Local industries include agriculture, fisheries, and livestock. 88% of Xinwu residents are Hakka.Many rivers flow through the district, including the Shezih, Sinwu, Foshing, Fusing and Houhu.

Administrative divisions

Xinwu, Xinsheng, Houhu, Qinghua, Shilei, Tungming, Shezi, Puding, Jiudou, Touzhou, Dapo, Wangjian, Houzhuang, Kejian, Shenzun, Kanglang, Bengang, Yongan, Yongxing, Xiapu, Shipai, Xiatian and Chilan Village.


Xinwu has eleven elementary schools, four junior high schools, and two high school. It also has one district nursery, three kindergartens, other private kindergartens, and a district library.

Tourist attractions

Xinwu Tianhou Temple, 2nd-tallest statue of Goddess Mazu in Taiwan and the 3rd-tallest in the world Xinwu Rice Story House Yong'an Fishing Port Changshiang Education Farm Fengtian Health Farm Jiudou Mulberry Garden Jiudou Village Recreational Farm Longshen Pitaya Farm Power Farm Sinwu Chinese Mesona Production and Marketing Group Sinwu Flower Leisure Park Sinwu Lotus Garden Sinwu Township Organic Rice Amusement Park Wangjian Hakka Rice Food Production Center


Xinwu is served by Xinwu Bus Station and Provincial Highway 61 and 66.

Notable natives

Apple Huang, singer, actress, and television host Fan Liang-shiow, politician Hsu Kuo-tai, politician Luo Wen-jia, politician
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