Changhua (彰化) is a city in Changhua County. The city is the seat of government for the county
The county of Changhua is home to the Babuza aboriginal people. Historically, Changhua city was a base for immigrants from China and used as a staging post in various campaigns against the indigineous inhabitants. To support this, a fortress was built out of bamboo which gained the city the nickname “Bamboo Town”.
The city has an area of approximately 65km2 and a population of around 235,000 (as of 2014).
- 1 Changhua Station, No. 1, Sanmin Road, Changhua City, Changhua County. The city is connected to the TRA rail network and is accessible via Changhua Station. The station lies roughly in the centre of the built-up western half of the city area.
(updated Jun 2019)