Heping District, Taichung
|Mountain Indigenous District|
Heping District in Taichung City
|Coordinates: 24°16′00″N 121°09′00″E / 24.2666666667°N 121.15°ECoordinates: 24°16′00″N 121°09′00″E / 24.2666666667°N 121.15°E|
|• Type||District government|
|• District chief||Lin Jian-tang (KMT)|
|• Land||1,037.8192 km2 (400.7042 sq mi)|
|Population (January 2016)|
Heping District (Chinese: 和平區; pinyin: Hépíng Qū; Wade–Giles: Ho2-p'ing2 Ch'ü1) is a mountain indigenous district in eastern Taichung, Taiwan, and it is the largest district of Taichung City. It is also the largest district in Taiwan by area. Heping is home to the Atayal people of the Taiwanese aborigines.
Native products of Heping District are apple, honey, vegetable, mountain fish, peach and bamboo.
- Baigu Mountain
- Dajian Mountain
- Dajia River
- Eight Immortals Mountain
- Guguan Hot Spring
- Kukuan Dam
- Ma'an Dam
- Mount Xue
- Qingshan Dam
- Techi Dam
- Tienlun Dam
- Wuling Farm
The Provincial Highway 8 passes through Heping District to the east side of the island. On September 21, 1999, the 921 earthquake caused severe damage to the road, and is unlikely to be repaired. The section east of Guguan is now permanently closed to non-residents. Provincial Highway No. 14A now serves as an alternate route.
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