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Participation of 4,000 Runners from 25 Countries in Sun Moon Lake Marathon; Deputy County Magistrate Chen’s Hope for Standard Chartered Marathon... 2018-11-15
Investment Intention Letter Proposed by ShowTime Cinemas in Nantou for “Building a Cinema City at NTD 1 Billion”... 2018-11-15
Exciting Double Tenth Celebration with Energetic Rock Concert... 2018-11-15
Successful Conclusion of Nantou Global Tea Expo with Historically High Record of Number of Visitors and Sales Revenue... 2018-11-15
Taichung, Changhua, Nantou, Miaoli county and city leaders meeting held in Miaoli, achieving 47 proposals... 2018-10-17
Tens of Thousands of swimmers overcome difficulties; more than 20,000 swimmers enter the water to take the challenge... 2018-10-17
Lin Ming-chen inspected the quality and progress of the Fu-Xing Farm Hotel Resort Project... 2018-10-17
A push to build an eco-tourism “Starry Sky Town,” the opening of the Qing Jing Milky Way Festival... 2018-10-17
Tea Pick Contest held in Dalun Mountain. Top tea pickers in Taiwan gathered to compete there... 2018-9-7
Nantou County Government endeavors to secure NT$350 million of funds to revive Dongpu Hot Spring... 2018-9-7
County Magistrate Lin Ming-chen hosted the groundbreaking ceremonies of the lecture building of Sin Siang Elementary School at Xinyi Township and the quarters of the Tong-fu Junior High Sc... 2018-9-7
Deputy Minister Dr. Tseng, Shu-Cheng of the National Development Council visited the Nantou County Government. County Magistrate Lin expected to rejuvenate the Chung Hsing New Village as s... 2018-9-7
County Magistrate Lin will promote the youth housing project and child care center to attract the youth to return to their hometown... 2018-8-16
County Magistrate Lin hosted a simple but grand handover ceremony of the Director-general of the Police Bureau... 2018-8-16
Nantou county government newly purchased 30 police cars and invited Lin, Ming-chen, the County Magistrate to grant and review.... 2018-8-16

     
 

Many Races Met Here
Before the Han people arrived in Nantou. the Atayal, Bunnun and Zou Tribes were distributed throughout Northern and Central Nantou.  These groups were pioneers in developing the mountains of Nantou.  In 1677, Lin Ci, a general under the command of Jheng Cheng-gong, led soldiers to establish residence in Shalianbao (Jhushan Township, Nantou).  The Han people began to enter Nantou via two man routes, the Jhuoshuei River and the Maoluo River.  In addition to the Shao Tribe of Sun Moon Lake and the Pingpu Tribe in the Puli Basin, the Han people were now living in Nantou.

At the end of  December, 2012, the population amounted to almost 517,200.  There were also 500 different surnames found amongst the population.  A rich variety of folk cultures have developed and plenty of historic spots remain.



Modify Date:2015/1/12 (Nantou County Government)