Lienchiang County, the smallest county in Taiwan, administers Matsu Islands (馬祖列島), an archipelago with over 19 islands and islets, the major ones being Nangan, Xiju, Dongju, Beigan and Dongyin.
Population: Over 12,000 inhabitants
Capital: Nangan Township
Other major cities: Beigan Township, Juguang Township, Dongyin Township
Main attractions: Matsu Distillery; Matsu Folk Culture Museum; War and Peace Memorial Park Exhibition Center
Nearest Airports: Matsu Nangan Airport (LZN - 馬祖南竿機場), Matsu Beigan Airport (MFK - 馬祖北竿機場)