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::: Cihtong was named Cihtong Lane formerly. Before Qing Dynasty, Erythrina bushed without population there where former people came to reclaim wasteland, choosing a small lane to establish houses for a village that Erythrian spread whole lane, so it was named Cihtong (Chinese pronunciation of Erythrina) Lane.

   In Zhuluo County annals that the “Damachenbi”, the source of which flowed from the branch of Huwei River to irrigate Haishali, Cihtong, Raopingtuso, till the area of Xiluo was recorded. In this point, we know during the years of Kangxi Emperor, Qing Dynasty, considerable lands were reclaimed there. In addition, during the years of Qianlong Emperor, Qing Dynasty, Families Zhen, Chang and Wang of Fujian Province reclaimed Shuzijiao, Dingmuyuan and Huzinei etc. In the 13th year of Guangxu Emperor, Qing Dynasty (1887), Yunlin County was established that Cihtong, Haishali, Xinzhuang, Fanzi, and Gancuo planned under the authority of Xiluo Bao, and Xinzhuang, Huzinei, Dingmuyuan, Houpu, Shuzijiao, Dapuwei, and Yuche were under the authority of Xizhou Bao.

   In 1887, the county system was enforced, so Cihtong was under the authority of Shuzijiao District, Xiluo Bao of Xizhou Ting. Since the south-north highway was opened during Japanese-colonized times that the area was prosperous gradually, and renamed as Cihtong Zhuang, Douliu County of Tainan Zhou. Due to simplified documentation procedures of government, it was renamed as “Cihtong” again till now. Taiwan was recovered in 1945, the place was changed as Cihtong Township, Tainan County; since the administrative district was readjusted in 1950 this area was changed under the authority of Cihtong Township, Yunlin County.

   Cihtong Township is divided into 14 villages of about more than 30,000 populations. It is a typical agricultural township with natural and unsophisticated features of countryside, and abundant industrial resources. Since the edge of northward facing the Zhuoshui River, paddy rice is its main crop; both its plantation area and output are the top in Yunlin County, while to cultivate the organic rice become another development of agriculture. Due to intense sweet and large fruit with excellent flavor, Carambola is a very popular fruit to consumers. Garlic is the special product of Jianan Champaign, owing to spicy and compact its quality is top in Taiwan; recently, the cultivation of vegetables in green house becomes popular gradually.
 
::: Address:No.53, Heping Rd., Cihtong Township, Yunlin County 647, Taiwan (R.O.C.) Telephone number:+886-5-5844661(5line) 
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