Fuli (Hualien)

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富 里 鄉
Kongpo - Hùlí - (Fuli, Hualien County) .svg
Location Fulis in Hualien County
State : TaiwanRepublic of China (Taiwan) Republic of China (Taiwan)
County : Hualien
Coordinates : 23 ° 12 '  N , 121 ° 17'  E Coordinates: 23 ° 11 '53 "  N , 121 ° 17' 18"  E
Area : 176.3705  km²
Residents : 10,367 (March 2018)
Population density : 59 inhabitants per km²
Time zone : UTC + 8 (Chungyuan time)
Telephone code : (+886) (0) 3
Postal code : 983
ISO 3166-2 : TW-HUA
Community type : Rural community ( )
Structure : 13 villages ( )
Mayor : Huang Linglan ( 黃玲蘭 )
Website :
Fuli (Taiwan)

Fuli ( Chinese  富 里 鄉 , Pinyin Fùlǐ Xiāng ) is a rural community in Hualien County in the Republic of China (Taiwan) .

Location and geography

Fuli is located in the middle section of the Huatung Valley , an elongated valley that extends parallel to the east coast of the island of Taiwan . The western boundary forms the massif of the Central Mountains and the eastern boundary is formed by the Haian Mountains . On the western edge, the Xiuguluan River flows in a south-north direction and is fed by several tributaries from the central mountains. The municipality has an approximately rectangular shape with an edge length of 22 × 7 kilometers. The neighboring communities are Yuli in the north, Zhuoxi in the west, Changbin and Chenggong in the east, and Donghe and Chishang in the south. The last four are located in the southern neighboring district of Taitung . The climate is tropical and rainy and characterized by the monsoons .


The indigenous people of Fuli were Austronesian indigenous-Taiwanese peoples of the plains ('Pingpu'). Although the island of Taiwan had belonged to the Chinese Empire of the Qing Dynasty since the end of the 17th century , it was not until the second half of the 19th century, during the reign of Emperor Guangxu, that the Han Chinese immigrated to the area of ​​later Fuli. Mainly they were members of the Hakka ethnic group. Immigration from western Taiwan increased during the Japanese rule (1895–1945). The population of Fuli reached a maximum in 1967 with more than 27,000 inhabitants, but decreased continuously in the following decades due to increased emigration.


At the end of 2017, 1697 people (around 16%) belonged to the indigenous peoples (mostly Amis ). Hakka are also disproportionately strong.

Outline of Fuli

Fuli villages2.svg

a: Mingli 明 里 村
b: Fuli 富 里 村
c: Shipai 石牌 村
d: Xuetian 學 田村
吳江 村
豐 南村
東 里 村
萬寧 村
新興 村
竹 田村
永豐 村
羅 山村
富 南村

Administrative structure

Fuli is divided into 13 villages ( ): Mingli ( 明 里 村 ), Fuli ( 富 里 村 ), Shipai ( 石牌 村 ), Xuetian ( 學 田村 ), Wujiang ( 吳江 村 ), Fengnan ( 豐 南村 ), Dongli ( 東里 村 ), Wanning ( 萬寧 村 ), Xinxing ( 新興 村 ), Zhutian ( 竹 田村 ), Yongfeng ( 永豐 村 ), Luoshan ( 羅 山村 ), Funan ( 富 南村 ).


Agriculture is the dominant industry. Rice, shiitake mushrooms, lemon daylilies ( Hemerocallis citrina , a flower whose flower buds - 金针 , Jīnzhēn , “ golden needles ” - are consumed as vegetables, on 300 hectares), plums and pomelos are primarily grown . The breeding of mountain chickens is also known.


The main traffic arteries are Provincial Road 9, which runs north-south on the western edge of the Huatung Valley, and the parallel Taitung Line of the Taiwanese Railway. Provincial road 23 branches off to the west in the southern section and Provincial Road 30 in the northern section.

The railway has three stations in Fuli: Dongli, Dongzhu and Fuli.

Landmarks, tourism

Individual sites of the Neolithic so-called Kirin culture , the old Presbyterian church from 1876 in the village of Fuli ( 富 里 基督 長老 教會 ), the Dijun Temple ( 帝君 廟 ) and historical buildings from the time of tobacco cultivation in the Japanese era are considered to be cultural sights in the village of Mingli. Natural sights are the Liushishishan ("Sixty Stone Mountain", 六十石山 ) in the village of Zhutian and the Luoshan Waterfall ( 羅山 瀑布 ).

Landscape in Fuli with daylily field in the foreground

Web links

Commons : Fuli  - collection of images, videos and audio files
  • Fuli Township , East Rift Valley National Scenic Area , Tourism Office of the Ministry of Tourism of Taiwan

Individual evidence

  1. 地理 環境 ("Geographical Environment"). Fuli's website, accessed June 14, 2018 (Taiwanese Chinese).
  2. 地方 沿革 ("Local History"). Fuli's website, accessed June 14, 2018 (Taiwanese Chinese).
  3. 原住民 戶數 及 人數 Households and Persons of Indigenous People. (xls) Taiwan Ministry of the Interior, accessed May 19, 2018 (Chinese / English).
  4. 行政 區域 (administration area). (No longer available online.) Fuli's website, archived from the original on June 16, 2018 ; Retrieved June 14, 2018 (Chinese (Taiwan)). Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.fuli.gov.tw
  5. 農 特 產品 ("Agricultural Products"). Fuli's website, accessed June 14, 2018 (Taiwanese Chinese).
  6. 休閒 旅遊 ("Leisure Tourism"). Fuli's website, accessed June 14, 2018 (Taiwanese Chinese).