Abbreviation(s): Pingtung (屏東)
|County seat||Pingtung City|
|County Magistrate||Tsao Chi-hung (曹啟鴻)|
|- Total||2,775. Pingtung City ( Taiwanese: Pîn-tong-chhī is the capital of Pingtung County, Taiwan ( Republic of China) 6003 km²|
(5 of 25)
|- % water||n/a %|
|- Total||890,753(June 2007)|
(10 of 25)
|- Density||320. The following is a list of counties and cities under the jurisdiction of the Republic of China (Taiwan ranked by area. June 2007 is the sixth month of that year It began on a Friday and 30 days later ended on a Saturday. The following is a list of counties and cities under the jurisdiction of the Republic of China ( Taiwan) ranked by population 92/km²|
|- County flower||Hairy Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea brasiliensis)|
|- County tree||Coconut tree|
|- County bird||n/a|
Pingtung County (traditional Chinese: 屏東縣; Hanyu Pinyin: Píngdōng Xiàn; Tongyong Pinyin: Píngdong Siàn; Wade-Giles: P'ing-tung Hsien; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pîn-tang-kōan) is a county in Southern Taiwan. Bougainvillea is a genus of Flowering plants native to South America from Brazil west to Peru and south to southern Argentina The Coconut Palm ( Cocos nucifera) is a member of the Family Arecaceae (palm family Eluanbi ( Taiwanese POJ: Gô-lôan-phīⁿ loosely Goose beak is the central sierra region of Taiwan, also known as Ngoluanpi. Hengchun may refer to Hengchun Pingtung, a township on the island of Taiwan Hengchun Peninsula Hengchun Airport Pinyin, more formally Hanyu pinyin, is the most common Standard Mandarin Romanization system in use Tongyong pinyin ( was the official Romanization of Mandarin Chinese in the Republic of China (commonly known as Taiwan) between 2002 and 2008 Wade-Giles (ˌweɪdˈʤaɪlz) sometimes abbreviated Wade, is a Romanization system (phonetic notation and Transcription) for the Mandarin Pe̍h-ōe-jī ( POJ) ( is an Orthography in the Latin alphabet created and introduced to Fujian and Taiwan by Presbyterian Taiwan ( Taiwanese: Tâi-oân/Tāi-oân (historically 大灣/台員/大員/台圓/大圓/台窩灣 is an Island in East Asia. Pingtung County is officially administered as a county of Taiwan. In the context of Political divisions of China, county is the standard English translation of 县 ( xiàn) Taiwan ( Taiwanese: Tâi-oân/Tāi-oân (historically 大灣/台員/大員/台圓/大圓/台窩灣 is an Island in East Asia.
Pingtung is famous for the beautiful sight of Kenting National Park. Kenting National Park ( Taiwanese POJ: Khún-teng kok-ka kong-hn̂g is a National park in Hengchun, Pingtung County, Taiwan The Kenting National Park is the first National park established in 1984. A national park is a reserve of land usually declared and owned by a national Government, protected from most Human development and pollution Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar)
Modern-day Pingtung County and Kaohsiung County were part of Wan-nien Province (萬年州) during the Kingdom of Tungning and Fengshan Province in the Qing Dynasty. Kaohsiung County ( POJ: Ko-hiông-kōan is a county in southern Taiwan administered as a county of Taiwan. The Kingdom of Tungning was the first Han Chinese Government to rule Taiwan, between 1661 and 1683 Not to be confused with Qin Dynasty, the first dynasty of Imperial China Pingtung County is a recently-developed county. It's largest city is Pingtung City. Pingtung City ( Taiwanese: Pîn-tong-chhī is the capital of Pingtung County, Taiwan ( Republic of China)
At first, this area of Taiwan was where criminals were exiled to; only the settlements near the Checheng Township existed. Checheng Township ( Chinese: 車城鄉 is a rural township in Pingtung County, Taiwan. In 1664, some soldiers, Cantonese and Hakka people came and farmed here under the farming system introduced by Zheng Jing. Cantonese people ( Jyutping: gwong2 dung1 jan4 broadly speaking are persons originating from the present-day Guangdong province in southern China The Hakkas ( Hakka language: Hak-kâ; Mandarin Chinese: Kèjiā) are a subgroup of the Han Chinese people who live predominantly Zheng Jing ( (c 1643-c 1682 was a 17th century Chinese pirate and warlord
Pingtung City, the biggest city in Pingtung County, also known as "the monkey" (阿猴), was where the Plain Aboriginals lived. Taiwanese aborigines ( Taiwanese Pe̍h-oē-jī: gôan-chū-bîn literally “original inhabitants” is the term commonly applied in reference to the Indigenous peoples
The name Pingtung refers to a former nearby mountain known as Half-Screen Mountain (半屏山). Pingtung means "East of Half-Screen Mountain. "
Not until the 23rd year of Kangxi (1684) did any Han people establish villages near Pingtung and officially settle there. The Kangxi Emperor ( Mongolian Enkh Amgalan Khaan, May 4, 1654 &ndash December 20, 1722) was the third Emperor of The first pioneers were the people of Fujian. This article is about the People's Republic of China province In 1734 most of the Pingtung plain was cultivated, and in 1764 Pingtung was developed into a city of greater scale. In 1836, the government and locals worked together to build the four walls of the city (the North gate, the East gate, the West gate and the South gate), and the roads were also properly finished. (Translated from the website of Cultural Affairs Bureau of Pingtung County)
Pingtung was the site of an 7.1 magnitude earthquake on 26 December 2006. The 2006 Hengchun earthquake occurred on Tuesday December 26 2006 at 1225 UTC (2025 local time) with an Epicenter off the Events 1481 - Battle of Westbrook - Holland defeats troops of Utrecht. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.