Luzhu District, Taoyuan

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Luzhu
蘆竹區
District
Nankan Creek Night.jpg
Location of Luzhu
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
Municipality Taoyuan City
Government
 • Mayor Chu Chunlai
Area
 • Total 75.5025 km2 (29.1517 sq mi)
Population (January 2016)
 • Total 155,626
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
Website luzhu.tycg.gov.tw
Luzhu District office (then Luzhu Township office)

Luzhu District (Chinese: 蘆竹區; pinyin: Lúzhú Qū) is a district in Taoyuan City, 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")

History[edit]

Luzhu was upgraded to a county-controlled city from the former rural township on 3 June 2014. On 25 December 2014, it was upgraded again to a district named Luzhu District.

Geography[edit]

  • Area: 75.50 square kilometres (29.15 sq mi)[2]
  • Population: 155,626 (January 2016)[3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Administrative divisions of Luzhu District

The district is administered as 37 villages: Dazhu, Fuchang, Fulu, Fuxing, Fuzhu, Haihu,Hongzhu, Jinxing, Jinzhong, Jixiang, Kengkou, Kengzi, Luxing, Luzhu, Nankan, Nanrong, Nanxing, Neicuo, Shanbi, Shangxing, Shangzhu, Shanjiao, Shunxing, Waishe, Wayao, Wufu, Xiangchou, Xingrong, Xinxing, Xinzhuang, Yingfu, Yingpan, Zhangshou, Zhangxing, Zhongfu, Zhongshan and Zhongxing.

Economy[edit]

Industrial Area in Luzhu District

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

Education[edit]

Colleges and universities:

International schools:

Transportation[edit]

Road[edit]

Luzhu is located at kilometer 49 of the Highway no. 1 (English highway signs: 'Nankan interchange' or 'Taoyuan interchange').

Taoyuan Airport MRT[edit]

Kengkou Station and Shanbi Station

See also[edit]

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.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Administrative Districts". 高雄市政府. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 4 April 2017.