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Longtan District, Taoyuan

 

Longtan District, Taoyuan

Longtan
龍潭區
District
Longtan District
Longtan Lake
Longtan Lake
Location of Longtan
Coordinates:
Country  Republic of China
Region Northern Taiwan
Government
 • Mayor Yu-tsai, Deng
Area
 • Total 75.2341 km2 (29.0480 sq mi)
Population (December 2014)
 • Total 116,211
 • Density 1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Website http://www.longtan.gov.tw/

Longtan District (Chinese: 龍潭區; pinyin: Lóngtán Qū) is a rural district in southern Taoyuan City, Taiwan. Longtan is home to the headquarters of the Republic of China Army.

The township is known for the Buddhist temple in the center of Longtan Lake and the large Bainien community project. The area is surrounded by high-tech industries and mountains.

Longtan is home to a number of military bases, and a few research installations. Chungshan Institute of Science and Technology and Institute of Nuclear Energy Research[1] are two of the more well known ones.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Administrative divisions 3
  • Education 4
  • Tourist attractions 5
  • Transportation 6
  • See also 7
  • References 8
  • External links 9

History

Longtan used to be a rural township of the former Taoyuan County. On 25 December 2014, it was upgraded into a district of Taoyuan City.

Geography

Administrative divisions

Huangtang Village, Yongxing Village, Zhongshan Village, Wushulin Village, Wulin Village, Bonian Village, Lingyun Village, Longxiang Village, Bade Village, Shengde Village, Shanglin Village, Longtan Vil. Longxing Village, Zhongzheng Village, Shanghua Village, Jiulong Village, Wuhan Village, Tungxing Village, Zhongxing Village, Beixing Village, Jiaan Village, Sankeng Village, Daping Village, Sanlin Village, Jianlin Village, Fulin Village, Gaoping Village, Gaoyuan Village, Sanhe Village, Sanshui Village.[2]

Education

Tourist attractions

Transportation

Longtan is served by National Highway No. 3.

See also

References

  1. ^ Institute of Nuclear Energy Research (INER) (Chinese). (English).
  2. ^ http://vote2014.nat.gov.tw/en/TV/nm300001100000000.html

External links

  • Longtan Township Government website
  • Facebook fanpage(I Love Longtan)

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