Sanxia District
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Sanxia District

Sansia, Sanhsia
Sanxia District
Sanxia Old Street  - panoramio.jpg
Location of Sanxia in New Taipei City
Location of Sanxia in New Taipei City
Coordinates: 24°56?00?N 121°22?00?E / 24.93333°N 121.36667°E / 24.93333; 121.36667Coordinates: 24°56?00?N 121°22?00?E / 24.93333°N 121.36667°E / 24.93333; 121.36667
CountryRepublic of China (Taiwan)
Special municipalityNew Taipei City
 o Mayor[1]
 o Total191.45 km2 (73.92 sq mi)
(January 2016)
 o Total112,775
 o Density531.9/km2 (1,378/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
ZIP code
Area code(s)02
Sanxia District
Traditional Chinese?

Sanxia District (Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: S?nxiá Q?; Tongyong Pinyin: Sansiá Cyu) is an urban district in the southwestern part of New Taipei, Taiwan. It is the second largest district in New Taipei City after Wulai District.


The old name of Sanxia, Sa-kak-eng (Chinese: ; pinyin: S?nji?oy?ng; Pe?h-?e-j?: Sa?-kak-éng; literally: 'triangular surge') refers to the meeting of the Dahan River, Sansia River, and Horizontal River [zh]. In 1920, Taiwan's Japanese government administratively designated the town as Sanky? (Japanese: , lit. Three Gorges), Kaizan District, Taihoku Prefecture.


It has an area of 191.45 km² and a population of 101,839 (May 2010).

Government institutions

Sanxia District office



Senior High schools

  • Mingde High school ()
  • Tsz-Shiou Senior High school (?)

Junior High schools

  • Sanxia Junior High school ()
  • Anxi Junior High school ()


  • National Academy for Educational Research Preparatory office-Planning Objectives

Tourist attractions


  • Car -- Sanxia is served by Freeway No. 3. (San-ying Interchange)
  • Bus -- Sanxia is accessible by bus from Taipei (buses 702, 703, 705, 706,939), Taoyuan District, and Yingge (Blue 19).
  • Train -- Although Sanxia does not have a train station, it is accessible by bus from Yingge Train Station across the river.
  • MRT -- Accessible via the Tucheng Line of the Taipei Metro to Yongning (). Bus 916 from exit 1 connects to Sanxia on Highway 3. In addition Bus 910 leaves from Fuzhong () station in Banqiao. Both routes are multi-section tickets, paying on entry or exit.

Notable natives

See also


External links

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