Location in New Taipei City
|Country||Republic of China (Taiwan)|
|Special municipality||New Taipei City|
|Population (January 2016)|
Pinglin District (a.k.a. Ping-Lin, Chinese: 坪林區; pinyin: Pínglín Qū; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Phiâⁿ-lîm-khu) is a rural district of southeastern New Taipei, Taiwan. It is the third-largest district of New Taipei City and it is located in the mountainous area connecting to Yilan County on the east coast.
Pinglin is part of the water district of the greater Taipei area as the Feicui Dam is located in the neighboring Shiding District, so land development is restricted. Pinglin is most known for producing pouchong tea. The Pinglin Tea Museum is the world's largest tea museum. Over 80% of its residents are tea growers or are involved in the tea business.
- Jingualiao River Fish-Watching Trails
- Jingualiao Tiema Recreation Park
- Jiuchionggen Mountaineering Trails
- Ping-Lin Tea Museum
- National Highway No. 5, called Beiyi or the Chiang Weishui Freeway.
- Tai 9 line, named the Beiyi Highway.
from Taipei City (Xindian MRT) Bus 923- weekdays: leaves hourly at half-past the hour weekends: on the hour and half-past Bus Green 12 (綠12)- weekdays: leaves at :15 and :45
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- Christopher Logan and Tereesa Hsu,The World's Largest Tea Museum, Taiwan.
- "Premier looks at 'green' aspects of Pinglin township". Focus Taiwan. 2010-06-27. Retrieved 2010-06-28.
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