Luzhu, Taoyuan

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Luzhu
蘆竹
County-controlled city
Luzhu City · 蘆竹市
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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