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Location of Sanxia in New Taipei City
|Country||Republic of China (Taiwan)|
|Special municipality||New Taipei City|
|o Total||191.45 km2 (73.92 sq mi)|
|o Density||531.9/km2 (1,378/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (CST)|
Sanxia District (Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ; 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: ; Pe?h-?e-j?: Sa?-kak-éng; literally: 'triangular surge') refers to the meeting of the Dahan River, Sansia River, and Horizontal River. 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).
Senior High schools
Junior High schools
Sanxia River viewed from Changfu Bridge