Luzhu, Taoyuan

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Luzhu
蘆竹市
County-controlled city
Luzhu City
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 (January 2014)
 • Total 150,070
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Website http://www.luchu.gov.tw/

Luzhu City (Chinese: 蘆竹市; pinyin: Lúzhú Shì) is a city in Taoyuan County of 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.[1] Taimall is located around 2 kilometers north-northwest of the 'Nankan interchange' on highway no. 1. (N25° 03' 14.7" E121° 17' 18.2")

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Economy[edit]

EVA Air's headquarters.

EVA Air maintains its headquarters in Luzhu.[4][5] The headquarters of Evergreen Marine Corporation is in Luzhu.[6]

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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).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Taimall". TAIMAL. 
  2. ^ "Luzhu City: The Nation's Door". Taoyuan County Government. 
  3. ^ Lujhu Township Household Registration Office, Taoyuan County. "population statistics". Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Evergreen Club." EVA Air. 24/28. Retrieved on May 21, 2009.
  5. ^ "Verve." EVA Air. Retrieved on September 19, 2009.
  6. ^ "Safety, Quality, Environment Policy." Evergreen Marine. Retrieved on September 29, 2009.

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