Pingxi District

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Pingxi

平溪區

Pingsi, Pinghsi
Pingxi District
Sky Lantern Festival in Pingxi District
Sky Lantern Festival in Pingxi District
Pingxi District in New Taipei City
Pingxi District in New Taipei City
Coordinates: 25°01′33″N 121°44′21″E / 25.025797°N 121.739144°E / 25.025797; 121.739144Coordinates: 25°01′33″N 121°44′21″E / 25.025797°N 121.739144°E / 25.025797; 121.739144
CountryRepublic of China (Taiwan)
Special municipalityNew Taipei City
Area
 • Total71.34 km2 (27.54 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2016)
 • Total4,872
Time zone+8

Pingxi District (Chinese: 平溪區; pinyin: Píngxī Qū; Wade–Giles: P'ing2-hsi1 Ch'ü1; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pêng-khoe-khu, Pêng-khe-khu; also spelled Pinghsi), is a rural district in New Taipei, Taiwan. The source of the Keelung River is in Jingtong, which is inside Pingxi District. It was an important coal mining town in the early 20th century.

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Pingxi is served by the Pingxi Line of Taiwan Railways, which includes:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prayers on a lantern from earth to heaven " by Eva Tang, 11 March 2009, Taiwan Culture Portal "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-24. Retrieved 2010-01-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link),

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