Ha Tsuen

Ha Tsuen

Ha Tsuen (Chinese: 廈村), or Ha Tsuen Heung (廈村鄉) is an area at the west of Yuen Long Town in Hong Kong. Administratively, it belongs to Yuen Long District.

History

In Hung Wu reign of Ming Dynasty, two members of Tang clans in Kam Tin left for Ha Tsuen as they saw the potentials of this place as markets and places of producing fish and salt. These two members of Tang clans, Tang Hung Wai and Tang Hung Chih, built two villages there The two villages are Tseung Kong Wai (formerly Tung Tau Lei) and Tung Tau Tsuen (formerly Sai Tau Lei).

It was once important port-market because of the water transport system. There were rivers flowing to Deep Bay; boats from Canton and other places can reached Ha Tsuen.

References

Search another word or see Ha Tsuenon Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;