Longtan, Taoyuan County, Taiwan

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Rural Township
Longtan Township · 龍潭鄉
Longtan Lake
Longtan Lake
Location of Longtan
Longtan is located in Taiwan
Location in the Republic of China
Coordinates: 24°50′40″N 121°12′19″E / 24.84444°N 121.20528°E / 24.84444; 121.20528
Country  Republic of China
Region Northern Taiwan
 • Mayor Yeh Fahai
 • Total 75.2341 km2 (29.0480 sq mi)
Population (January 2014)
 • Total 115,786
 • Density 1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Website http://www.longtan.gov.tw/

Longtan Township (Chinese: 龍潭鄉; pinyin: Lóngtán Xiāng) is a rural township in southern Taoyuan County, Taiwan. Longtan is home to the headquarters of the Republic of China Army.

The township is known for the Buddhist temple in the center of Longtan Lake and the large Bainien community project.[citation needed] The area is surrounded by high-tech industries and mountains.

Longtan is home to a number of military bases, and a few research installations.[citation needed] Chungshan Institute of Science and Technology and Institute of Nuclear Energy Research[1] are two of the more well known ones.



Tourist attractions[edit]

Longtan is the location of the Shihmen Reservoir.(石門水庫 [1]) The nearby area of the reservoir is a famous spot for hiking, bicycling, and sightseeing. And the Window on China Theme Park, which presents models of the world's famous buildings and has an amusement park, is also located in Longtan.


Longtan is served by National Highway No. 3.

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Coordinates: 24°50′40″N 121°12′19″E / 24.84444°N 121.20528°E / 24.84444; 121.20528