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|Three Mountains King Temple|
|Location||Jiuru, Pingtung County, Taiwan|
The Three Mountains King Temple (Chinese :九如三山國王廟; pinyin :Jiǔrú Sānshān Guówáng Miào) is a temple in Jiuru Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan.
Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases not mutually intelligible, language varieties, forming the Sinitic branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. Chinese is spoken by the Han majority and many minority ethnic groups in China. About 1.2 billion people speak some form of Chinese as their first language.
Hanyu Pinyin, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan. It is often used to teach Standard Mandarin Chinese, which is normally written using Chinese characters. The system includes four diacritics denoting tones. Pinyin without tone marks is used to spell Chinese names and words in languages written with the Latin alphabet, and also in certain computer input methods to enter Chinese characters.
A temple is a structure reserved for religious or spiritual rituals and activities such as prayer and sacrifice. It is typically used for such buildings belonging to all faiths where a more specific term such as church, mosque or synagogue is not generally used in English. These include Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism among religions with many modern followers, as well as other ancient religions such as Ancient Egyptian religion.
The Three Mountains part of the temple name refers to the three mountains in Mainland China, which are Mount Du, Mount Ming and Mount Jing.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.404 billion. Covering approximately 9,600,000 square kilometers (3,700,000 sq mi), it is the third- or fourth-largest country by total area. Governed by the Communist Party of China, the state exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities, and the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau.
Mount Du, which means Lonely Hill in Chinese, is a small mountain near Nanyang City, Henan province, China.
The Jingshan or Jing Mountains are a chain of mountains in the western part of Nanzhang County, Hubei Province, People’s Republic of China. Stretching for around 150 kilometers, their peaks range in height from 1200 to about 1800 meters above sea level with the highest peak, Mount Julong (聚龙山), reaching an elevation of 1852 meters.
The temple was constructed in 1651.
The temple is a traditional Hakka-style building listed as the 3rd category of historical building by the government. The roof of the temple is a tail-shaped structure divided into three sections. The temple building is divided into three prayer rooms and two wings.
Mount Wutai, also known by its Chinese name Wutaishan and as Mount Qingliang, is a sacred Buddhist site at the headwaters of the Qingshui in Shanxi Province, China. Its central area is surrounded by a cluster of flat-topped peaks roughly corresponding to the cardinal directions. The north peak is the highest and is also the highest point in northern China.
Pingtung County is a county in Southern Taiwan known for its agriculture and tourism. In recent years, it promotes specialties such as tuna and wax apples. Pingtung is where Kenting National Park, the oldest and the largest national park in Taiwan established in 1984, is located. The county seat is Pingtung City.
Pingtung City is a county-administered city and the county seat of Pingtung County, Taiwan.
Fengshan District is a district located in southern Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Fengshan is one of the administrative centers of Kaohsiung and is home to the Chinese Military Academy. There are three military units currently located in Fengshan. Both Chinese Military Academy and R.O.C. Army Infantry School were migrated from mainland China and re-established here in 1950. Chung Cheng Armed Forces Preparatory School was established in 1976. These three units used to be the main economic driving force, but their importance seems to diminish gradually as Fengshan has established itself as a conjunction between Pingtung City and Kaohsiung.
National freeway 3, also known as Formosa Freeway, is a freeway in Taiwan. It is the second north–south freeway in Taiwan, beginning in Keelung City at Jijin Interchange on the provincial highway 2 and ending in Linbian, Pingtung on the provincial highway 17.
Xiaoliuqiu, Little Liuqiu or Lamay Island is an island belonging to Taiwan administered as Liuqiu Township of Pingtung County. It has an area of 6.8 square kilometres (2.6 sq mi) and lies 15 kilometres (8.1 nmi) west of Donggang; it is Taiwan's only large coral island. The eight villages on the island are populated by approximately 13,000 residents with 10 shared surnames.
Daqiu may refer to:
Donggang Township or Tungkang Township is an urban township in west-central Pingtung County, Taiwan. Located on Taiwan's western coastline, along the Taiwan Strait, it has one of Taiwan's largest fishing harbors. Dapeng Bay with its national scenic area is just south of Donggang.
The Ligang Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge in Taiwan. It carries Freeway 3 across the Gaoping River from Dashu District, Kaohsiung in the northwest and entering Jiuru Township, Pingtung County.
Maolin District is a mountain indigenous district of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Maolin is one of the least populated districts in Taiwan, since it is located just to the south of the Central Mountain Range. The height ranges from 230 meters to 2700 meters above sea level, with a hot tropical and humid weather. The main population of Maolin district is the Rukai people of the Taiwanese aborigines. Maolin is well suited for tourism due to its unique scenery and ecology. In 2001 December, it was officially made the Maolin National Park of Taiwan.
Taoyuan is a railway station in Taoyuan, Taiwan served by Taiwan Railways Administration. The station was the second busiest station in 2017 in terms of passenger volume, behind Taipei. The Taoyuan MRT is planned to be extended to Taoyuan.
Pingtung is a railway station in Pingtung County, Taiwan served by Taiwan Railways.
Provincial Highway 3 is a 438.7 km-long Taiwanese highway that starts in Taipei and ends in Pingtung. Also known as Inner-Mountain Highway (內山公路), the road travels through the mountain towns in Western Taiwan and was the major route for the area until NH 3 was built.
Jiuru Township is a rural township in Pingtung County, Taiwan.
The Pingtung Tutorial Academy is a former tutorial academy in Taiping Village, Pingtung City, Pingtung County, Taiwan.
The Pingtung Hakka Cultural Museum is a museum about Hakka people in Zhutian Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan.
The Donglong Temple is a temple in Donggang Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan.
The architecture of Taiwan can be traced back to stilt housing of the aborigines in prehistoric times; to the building of fortresses and churches in the north and south used to colonize and convert the inhabitants during the Dutch and Spanish period; the Tungning period when Taiwan was a base of anti-Qing sentiment and Minnan-style architecture was introduced; in Qing dynasty period, a mix of Chinese and Western architecture appeared and artillery battery flourished during Qing's Self-Strengthening Movement; During the Japanese rule of Taiwan, the Minnan, Japanese and Western culture were main influencers in architectural designs and saw the introduction and use of reinforced concrete. Due to excessive Westernization as a colony, after the retrocession of Taiwan to the Republic of China in 1945 from Japan at the end of World War II, Chinese classical style became popular and entered into international mainstream as a postmodern design style. Today, Taiwanese architecture has undergone much diversification, every style of architecture can be seen.
Kao-Ping Hsi Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge over Gaoping River connecting Dashu, Kaohsiung and Jiuru, Pingtung County in Taiwan. The bridge carries the Freeway 3 and was completed in 1999. The bridge is an important transport corridor between Kaohsiung and Pingtung.And it is a famous landmark in Pingtung.
Pingtung's legislative districts consist of 2 single-member constituencies, each represented by a member of the Republic of China Legislative Yuan. From the 2020 legislative election onwards, the number of Pingtung's seats was decreased from 3 to 2. This mandatory redistricting eliminated Pingtung Constituency 3, splitting the original Pingtung Constituency 2 among the two remaining constituencies.
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