Guanyin District

Guanyin District
Coordinates: 25°02′N 121°06′E / 25.033°N 121.100°E / 25.033; 121.100Coordinates: 25°02′N 121°06′E / 25.033°N 121.100°E / 25.033; 121.100
Country  Taiwan
Region Northern Taiwan
  Mayor Ou Bingchen
  Total 87.9807 km2 (33.9695 sq mi)
Population (January 2016)
  Total 64,845
  Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)

Guanyin District (Chinese: 觀音區; pinyin: Guānyīn Qū) is a rural, coastal district in western Taoyuan City, Taiwan. Guanyin is the name of a Buddhist goddess.


Guanyin was originally named as Shiguanyin during the Qing Dynasty rule. It was renamed to Guanyin in 1920 during the Japanese rule. On 25 December 2014, it was upgraded to a district named Guanyin District.[1]


Guanyin is part of the alluvial fan in Taoyuan County.[2] The coastline is about 15 km at the northern side.

Administrative divisions

Administrative divisions of Guanyin District

Guanyin Village, Baiyu Village, Guangxing Village, Datan Village, Baosheng Village, Wuwei Village, Sanhe Village, Xinxing Village, Kengwei Village, Jinhu Village, Lanpu Village, Datong Village, Daku Village, Lunping Village, Fuyuan Village, Shangda Village, Xinpo Village, Guangfu Village, Tajiao Village, Baozhang Village, Caota Village, Caoxin Village, Shulin Village, Fulin Village.[3]


Tourist attractions

See also


  1. "Taoyuan County Government - Guanyin Township". 2014-05-06. Retrieved 2014-05-23.
  2. "Topology and geography". Guanyin Township Office. Retrieved 2010-06-28.
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