Keya Creek Information (Geography)
隙仔溪 (Xìzǐ Creek)
|Native name||客雅溪 ( Chinese)|
|Source||Běikēng Bridge |
|⁃ location||Zhudong Hills |
KEYA CREEK Latitude and Longitude:
|⁃ elevation||285 metres (935 ft) |
|Taiwan Strait |
|0 metres (0 ft)  |
|Length||26.6 kilometres (16.5 mi) |
|Basin size||25.6 square kilometres (9.9 sq mi)  |
|⁃ average||78.3 cubic metres per second (2,770 cu ft/s) |
Keya Creek ( Chinese: 客雅溪; pinyin: Kèyǎ Xī) is a creek in the northern Taiwan. The Creek is under the jurisdiction of the Central Management District. It was originally known as Xizhi Creek. The Creek covers Hsinchu County, Baoshan Township and Hsinchu City. The Keya Creek starts from Zhudong Hills flowing down to the four township of Shanhu, Baoshan, Daqi, and Shuangxi, it enters into Hsinchu City's Green Grass Lake, Hsinchu plains, then out into the Taiwan Strait. 
Historically, Hsinchu's rice noodles were produced along the Keya Creek, the noodle makers would set out basket after basket of them to dry along the creek. 
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