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Luzhu District

Luzhu
蘆竹區
District
Location of Luzhu
Coordinates:
Country  Republic of China
Municipality Taoyuan City
Government
 • Mayor Chu Chunlai
Area
 • Total 75.5025 km2 (29.1517 sq mi)
Population (December 2014)
 • Total 151,354
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Website http://www.luchu.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")

Contents

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

History

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

Administrative divisions

Administrative divisions of Luzhu District

Xinxing Village, Zhongfu Village, Shangxing Village, Zhongxing Village, Xinzhuang Village, Shangzhu Village, Hongzhu Village, Dazhu Village, Fuzhu Village, Luzhu Village, Nanxing Village, Fuchang Village, Fuxing Village, Shunxing Village, Luxing Village, Nanrong Village, Nankan Village, Jinxing Village, Xingrong Village, Jinzhong Village, Zhangxing Village, Wufu Village, Zhongshan Village, Fulu Village, Xiangchou Village, Zhangshou Village, Jixiang Village, Yingpan Village, Yingfu Village, Wayao Village, Neicuo Village, Shanbi Village, Shanjiao Village, Waishe Village, Kengzi Village, Kengkou Village, Haihu Village.[4]

Economy

Industrial Area in Luzhu District

EVA Air maintains its headquarters in Luzhu.[5][6] The headquarters of Evergreen Marine Corporation is in Luzhu.[7]

Education

Transportation

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).

See also

References

  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. ^ http://vote2014.nat.gov.tw/en/TV/nm300000400000000.html
  5. ^ "Evergreen Club." EVA Air. 24/28. Retrieved on May 21, 2009.
  6. ^ "Verve." EVA Air. Retrieved on September 19, 2009.
  7. ^ "Safety, Quality, Environment Policy." Evergreen Marine. Retrieved on September 29, 2009.

External links

  • Luzhu Township Government website


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