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Pescadores Islands

The Pescadores Islands (澎湖群島) form an archipelago in the Taiwan Strait, administered by the Republic of China (on Taiwan) as part of Taiwan Province. The name "Pescadores" came from Portuguese "fishermen".

Administratively, the entire archipelago is in the Penghu County (澎湖, Wade-Giles P'eng-hu, Pinyin Pénghú) of the Province of Taiwan.

County flower is a chrysanthemum called "The Immortals" (天人菊).

Pescadores Islands from 1896 map

Table of contents
1 History
2 Sub-county divisions
3 External links


"P'eng-hu" was first recorded in unofficial historical records and regional logs in Southern Song Dynasty.

Sub-county divisions

Penghu County comprises of one city and five townships: (in Wade-Giles)

Altogether, there are 97 villages.

See also: Political divisions of Taiwan

External links