Hualien countryHualien is a municipality located on the island and province of Taiwan. Hualien is the county seat of Hualien County, located on the east coast of the island. These two toponyms come from the Hualien stream that runs through them
The city was created in 1851 when Han farmers from Taipei settled there.
An imposing Buddhist temple is created by the Japanese during their colonization of Taiwan (1895-1945).
It is touched on February 6, 2018, by an earthquake that does much damage, dead and wounded.