Luzhou District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Luzhou District in New Taipei City
Luzhou District

Luzhou District (Chinese: 蘆洲區; Hanyu Pinyin: Lúzhōu Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Lújhou Cyu; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lô·-chiu-khu) is an inner city district in northwestern New Taipei City, Taiwan (Republic of China). It is the second smallest district in New Taipei City after Yonghe District.

Geography[edit]

It has an area of 7.4351 km² (2013) and a population of 199,234 people in 68,441 households (May 2014). Luzhou has the second highest population density in Taiwan (after Yonghe) and 13th in the world,[1] with over 26,600 people per km².

History[edit]

Historically the area was called Lō·-chiu (鷺州) and Hê-siūⁿ-chiu (和尚州). Until the 25 December 2010 creation of New Taipei, Luzhou was itself a city (蘆洲市; Lúzhōu Shì; Lô·-chiu Chhī; Postal map spelling: Luchou) in the former Taipei County.

Education[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

The Luzhou Line of the Taipei Metro serves Luzhou with three stations in the district.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 25°05′N 121°28′E / 25.083°N 121.467°E / 25.083; 121.467