Keelung City (Chinese: 基隆; POJ: Ke-lâng) is a provincial city of Taiwan Province, Republic of China. It is in the northeastern part of the island. It is next to Taipei County. It is Taiwan's second largest seaport (after Kaohsiung). Keelung is nicknamed "The Rainy Port" (Chinese: 雨港). The first people in Keelung were the Ketagalan, a tribe of Taiwanese aborigines.