Taoyuan (Hokkien POJ: Thô-hn̂g; Hakka PFS: Thò-yèn) is a special municipality in northwestern Taiwan, neighboring New Taipei City, Hsinchu County, and Yilan County. Taoyuan District is the seat of the municipal government and which, along with Zhongli District, forms a large metropolitan area. Taoyuan developed from a satellite city of Taipei metropolitan area to become the fourth-largest metropolitan area, and fifth-largest populated city in Taiwan. Since commuting to the Taipei metropolitan area is easy, Taoyuan has seen the fastest population growth of all cities in Taiwan.
"Taoyuan" means "peach garden" in Chinese, since the area used to have many peach trees. The city is home to many industrial parks and tech company headquarters. Taoyuan International Airport, which serves the capital, Taipei and the rest of northern Taiwan, is located in this city.
The city of Taoyuan has been elevated to special municipality status since 2014 from the original Taoyuan County. At the same ...
time, the former county-administered city of Taoyuan was also promoted to Taoyuan District within the new municipality.
|14.9.2016 - 15.9.2016|
|25.5.2016 - 25.5.2016|