Luzhu, Taoyuan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Luzhu
蘆竹
Rural Township
Luzhu Township · 蘆竹鄉
New apartments towers along Nankan River
New apartments towers along Nankan River
Location of Luzhu
Luzhu is located in Taiwan
Luzhu
Luzhu
Location in the Republic of China
Coordinates: 25°02′N 121°17′E / 25.033°N 121.283°E / 25.033; 121.283Coordinates: 25°02′N 121°17′E / 25.033°N 121.283°E / 25.033; 121.283
Country  Taiwan
Region Northern Taiwan
Government
 • Mayor Chu Chunlai
Area
 • Total 75.5025 km2 (29.1517 sq mi)
Population (October 2011)
 • Total 143,633
 • Density 1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
Website http://www.luchu.gov.tw/

Luzhu Township (Chinese: 蘆竹鄉; Hanyu Pinyin: Lúzhú Xiāng; Tongyong Pinyin: Lújhú Siang) is a rural township in northwestern Taoyuan County in Taiwan.

The downtown district, known as Nankan, is now a high-rise density living suburb for many who work in Taipei and Taoyuan City. The first opened shopping center in Taiwan, "Taimall", is a weekend destination for many Taoyuan regional residents, located in Nankan, too.[citation needed] Taimall is located around 2 kilometers north-northwest of the 'Nankan interchange' on highway no. 1. (N25° 03' 14.7" E121° 17' 18.2")

Geography[edit]

Economy[edit]

EVA Air's headquarters.

EVA Air maintains its headquarters in Luzhu.[2][3] The headquarters of Evergreen Marine Corporation is in Luzhu.[4]

Education[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Luzhu is located at kilometer 49 of the Highway no. 1 (English highway signs: 'Nankan interchange' or 'Taoyuan interchange'), close to the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (IATA: TPE).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lujhu Township Household Registration Office, Taoyuan County. "population statistics". Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Evergreen Club." EVA Air. 24/28. Retrieved on May 21, 2009.
  3. ^ "Verve." EVA Air. Retrieved on September 19, 2009.
  4. ^ "Safety, Quality, Environment Policy." Evergreen Marine. Retrieved on September 29, 2009.

External links[edit]