Farmland in Ping Che
Farmland in Ping Che
Tin Hau Temple in Ping Che, Ta Kwu Ling
Tin Hau Temple in Ping Che, Ta Kwu Ling

Ping Che (Chinese: 坪輋) is a village in Ta Kwu Ling, North District, Hong Kong.

Che (; Jyutping: ce4; literally "clear land for agriculture by burning") refers to the method of farming used by the Che people.

Administration

For electoral purposes, Ping Che is part of the Sha Ta constituency of the North District Council. It is currently represented by Ko Wai-kei, who was elected in the local elections.[1][2]

Features

The Cheung Shan Monastery in Ping Che is a declared monument. Probably first constructed in 1789, the existing two-hall structure is believed to have been fully rebuilt in 1868.[3]

The Tin Hau Temple in Ping Che is a Grade II Historic Building.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Recommended District Council Constituency Areas (North District)" (PDF). Electoral Affairs Commission. Retrieved 20 October 2021.
  2. ^ "North District Council - North DC Members". District Council. Retrieved 20 October 2021.
  3. ^ Antiquities and Monuments Office - Cheung Shan Monastery
  4. ^ List of Graded Historic Buildings in Hong Kong (as at November 7, 2008) Archived July 9, 2011, at the Wayback Machine

Coordinates: 22°31′25″N 114°10′15″E / 22.5236°N 114.1707°E / 22.5236; 114.1707