Sanzhi District

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San-chih; Sanjhih; SanZhi
Sanzhi District
Beach in Sanzhi
Beach in Sanzhi
Sanzhi District in New Taipei City
Sanzhi District in New Taipei City
Coordinates: 25°14′12″N 121°31′31″E / 25.23667°N 121.52528°E / 25.23667; 121.52528Coordinates: 25°14′12″N 121°31′31″E / 25.23667°N 121.52528°E / 25.23667; 121.52528
Country Republic of China (Taiwan)
Region Northern Taiwan
Special municipality New Taipei City
 • Total 65.9968 km2 (25.4815 sq mi)
 (January 2016)
 • Total 23,452
Time zone UTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
Area code(s) 02
Sanzhi District
Chinese 三芝區

Sanzhi District (Chinese: 三芝; pinyin: Sānzhī Qū) is a rural district in northern New Taipei, Taiwan. It is notable as the hometown of the former president Lee Teng-hui.


During the period of Japanese rule, Sanshi Village (三芝庄), and was governed under Tamsui District (淡水郡) of Taihoku Prefecture.

Administrative divisions

The district administers thirteen urban villages:[1][2]

  • Baxian (八賢), Putou (埔頭), Guzhuang (古庄), Xinzhuang (新庄), Puping (埔坪), Maochang[3][4] (茂長), Hengshan (橫山), Xiban (錫板), Houcuo (後厝), Fude (福德), Yuanshan (圓山), Dianzi (店子) and Xinghua (興華) Village.


Tourist attractions


The main road route through Sanzhi is the Provincial Highway No. 2. There are also a number of county-level highways within the district.

Notable natives

See also


  1. ^ 行政區域. Sanzhi District Office New Taipei City 新北市三芝區公所 (in Chinese). 24 April 2018. Retrieved 6 July 2019. 新庄里 古庄里 埔頭里 橫山里 茂長里 後厝里 埔坪里 錫板里 八賢里 福德里 圓山里 店子里 興華里
  2. ^ "2018 Local Elections". Central Election Commission. Retrieved 6 July 2019. Baxian Vil. Putou Vil. Guzhuang Vil. Xinzhuang Vil. Puping Vil. Maozhang[sic] Vil. Hengshan Vil. Xiban Vil. Houcuo Vil. Fude Vil. Yuanshan Vil. Dianzi Vil. Xinghua Vil., Chinese version: [1]
  3. ^ 1060713 茂長里門面綠美化 馬賽克磚牆打造藝術村. Every time '茂長' is spoken aloud in this video, it seems to be read as 'Màocháng'.
  4. ^ Maochang Cun (Approved - N) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  5. ^ "江文也 (Jiang Wen-ye)" (in Chinese). Sanzhi District Government.

External links

  • Government website
  • Abandoned San-Chih UFO Houses in Google Map
  • Abandoned San-Chih UFO Houses on Flickr
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