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Hōko Prefecture

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Hōko Prefecture

The Hōko Prefecture government building and now serves as the Penghu County Government building.

Hōko Prefecture (澎湖庁 Hōko-chō) was one of the administrative divisions of Taiwan during the Japanese rule. The prefecture consisted of modern-day Penghu County.


  • Population 1
  • Administrative divisions 2
    • Subprefectures 2.1
    • Towns and Villages 2.2
  • See also 3


Total population 69,387
Japanese 3,619
Taiwanese 65,694
Korean 74
1941 (Showa 16) census.

Administrative divisions


In 1945 (Shōwa 20), there were 2 subprefectures.
Subprefectures (支廳 shichō)
Name Kanji Kana
Makō Subprefecture 馬公支廳 まこうしちょう
Mōan Subprefecture 望安支廳 もうあんしちょう

Towns and Villages

The districts are divided into towns (街) and villages (庄)
District Name Kanji Notes
Makō town 馬公街 Today Magong City
Kosei village 湖西庄 Today Huxi Township
Hakusa village 白沙庄 Today Baisha Township
Seisho village 西嶼庄 Today Xiyu Township
Mōan village 望安庄 Today Wang'an Township
Taisho village 大嶼庄 Today Qimei Township

See also

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