Donghe, Taitung

Donghe, Taitung

Donghe (Chinese: 東河鄉; literally "east river township"), located in northeastern Taitung County, is a rural township close to the rural Fuli Township.



It is bounded on the northeast by Chenggong, east by Pacific Ocean, west by neighboring Chihshang Township, Guanshan Township, and Luye Township, and south by Beinan Township.

This township is located on the east side of coastal mountain range. It includes 60% of the hillside onshore, divided into coastal and basin areas with gradual upland slopes merging into relatively flat sea stage plains, the area of major development. Basin streams are mainly north-south because of the difficult terrain. Climate is tropical monsoon climate.

Rural residents are Taiwanese aboriginal Ami mainly. The major industry is agriculture.


Donghe Township has an old name of Ma Wu Cave (馬武窟), which means "fishing by net" in Amis language. Under Qing dynasty rule, the township was under jurisdiction of the Office of the Peinan and Taitung direct-controlled state jurisdiction. Donghe Field was set up in 1920. In 1937, it was changed to "Donghe Village", and assigned to the Xingong prefectures, Office of Taitung. The name "Donghe Township" was established after World War II and is currently used


  • Provincial Highway No. 11
  • Provincial Highway No. 23


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