Sanchong District

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Sanchong District
Sanchong District in New Taipei City
Sanchong District in New Taipei City
Coordinates: 25°08′24″N 122°17′59.9994″E / 25.14000°N 122.299999833°E / 25.14000; 122.299999833
Country  Republic of China (Taiwan)
Special municipality New Taipei
Established 1947
 • District Chief Yang Yi-teh (楊義德)
 • Total 16.3170 km2 (6.3000 sq mi)
Population (January 2014)
 • Total 389,762
 • Density 24,000/km2 (62,000/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 241
Area code(s) 02

Sanchong District (Chinese: 三重區; pinyin: Sānchóng Qū; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Sam-tiông-khu; or, Taiwanese colloquial: 三重埔 Saⁿ-tēng-po·) is an inner city district in the western part of New Taipei City, Taiwan. With an area of 16.32 km² and a population of 384,618 people (2003), it has the fourth highest population density in Taiwan and 23rd in the world,[1] with over 23,900 people per km².


Until the December 25, 2010 creation of New Taipei, Sanchong was itself a county-controlled city (Sānchóng Shì; Sam-tiông-chhī; Postal map spelling: Sanchung) in the former Taipei County.


Tourist attractions[edit]

River scene of Sanchong, from Taipei Bridge.

Shopping and eating[edit]

  • Sanhe Nightmarket
  • Carrefour Chongxin Shopping Mall
  • B&Q Home Improvements, Hardware
  • IKEA Home Furnishings Etc.


The district is served by the Taipei Metro Luzhou Line at Sanchong Elementary School and Sanhe Junior High School. The future Xinzhuang Line and Taoyuan Airport MRT will add an additional 5 stations to the district.

By road, the district is accessible by National Highway No. 1, the New Taipei City Bridge, Provincial Highway No. 1, and Provincial Highway No. 64.

Medical Facilities[edit]

Name Address Services
Taipei County Hospital No.2, Zhongshan Rd., Sanchong City, Taipei County 24141 Yingshi Rd., Banqiao City, Taipei County 22006 Family Medicine; Internal Medicine; Surgery; Pediatrics; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Orthopedics; Neurology; Urology; E.N.T.; Ophthalmology; Dermatology; Psychiatry; Rehabilitation; Anesthesiology; X-ray (diagnosis); Pathology (anatomy); Emergency Medical Treatment; Dental; Chinese Medicine
Hong-Ren Hospital 1 -4F ., No.186-196, Sec. 2, Sanhe Rd., Sanchong City, Taipei County 24149 Internal Medicine; Orthopedics; Rehabilitation; Dental
Sanchong Jhong-Sing Hospital No.21-, Zhongxing N. St., Sanchong City, Taipei County 24158 Internal Medicine; Surgery
Tian-De-Tang Chinese Medical Hospital No.3, Datong S. Rd., Sanchong City, Taipei County 24143 Internal Medicine; Surgery; Ophthalmology; Pediatrics; Gynecology; Traumatology; Acupuncture
You-Min Hospital No.2, Sec. 2, Chongsin Rd., Sanchong City, Taipei County 24147 Family Medicine; Internal Medicine; Surgery; Pediatrics; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Orthopedics

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Coordinates: 25°04′N 121°30′E / 25.067°N 121.500°E / 25.067; 121.500