Donggang, Pingtung Taiwan Taiwan

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Donggang, Pingtung

Donggang Township or Tungkang Township (Chinese: 東港鎮) 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 town also has East Haven Palace of Eastern Prosperity (東隆宮; Dōnglóng gōng; "Donglong Temple"), which worships "Royal Lord Wen" (溫王爺; Wēn wángyé. The word Wen is pronounced the same as "plague" in Chinese), and is known for its triannual ceremony of "burning king's boat" (burning plague boat).