Hsinchu County  (新竹縣) is in in the north of Taiwan. Although the county has many beautiful mountain areas, the area of Hsinchu is best known for the IT and semiconductor industry in neighbouring Hsinchu City.
- Shei-pa National Park (雪霸國家公園) - a beautiful park spanning a mountain range
- Smangus (司馬庫斯) - a remote area inhabited by an aboriginal tribe and famous for its ancient cypress trees.
- Zhenxibao (鎮西堡) - a village in the mountains with peach farms and giant cypress trees
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