Dalongdong (Chinese: 大龍峒; pinyin: dàlóngdòng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tōa-lông-pōng, 大浪泵, 大隆同), or Pourompon is an old village in historical Taipei located nears the narrows of the intersection between the Keelung and Tamsui Rivers. The district has since been merged with the newer Dadaocheng (大稻埕) district in the south during the Qing dynasty to form the Datong District.
The village officially created in 1853 (3rd year of the Xianfeng Emperor) covers the area extending from the Chen Teacher's abode (陳悅記祖宅) and beyond the area of sishisikan (四十四坎) and the Taipei Confucius Temple. During Japanese rule of Taiwan, the villages of Dadaocheng, Dalongdong, and Bangka (艋舺) was combined with the Walled-city of Taipei (in present day Zhongzheng District) and incorporated into present day Taipei city. Although, this district now exists only historically, its name still officially remains in the Dalongdong Baoan Temple and on bus numbers 303 and 669 of the Taipei bus system.
Although the history of the village likely preceded Dutch Formosa rule, its existence was first recorded during this time as "Pourompon". This gave rise to the Chinese name of "dalangbeng" (大浪泵) when the area came under the rule of the Qing empire. The name was once again changed in 1802 (7th year of Jiaqing Emperor), by settlers from Tong'an District in Xiamen who change the name to "Dalongtong" (大隆同). It was during this period that the Dalongdong bao'an temple was first constructed. The name finally settled in its present form during the reign of the Daoguang Emperor when further settlement occurred in the area.
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