Taoyuan City

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Taoyuan City
Taoyuan City

Taoyuan City (Chinese: 桃園市; pinyin: Táoyuán Shì) is a special municipality of Taiwan, Republic of China, in the northwestern part of the island, next to New Taipei Citty. Taoyuan District is in this municipality and serves as the seat of Taoyuan City.

"Taoyuan" means "peach garden," since the area used to have many peach blossoms. Taoyuan is the native home to the Pingpu tribe of Aborigines. It is now an important industrial region of Taiwan. Chiang Kai Shek International Airport, which serves Taipei, is inside this county.

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Taoyuan City controls 13 districts.

Tongyong Pinyin Hanzi Wade-Giles Hanyu Pinyin Taiwanese
Taoyuan District 桃園 T'ao-yüan Táoyuán Thô-hn̂g
Zhongli District 中壢 Chung-li Zhōnglì Tiong-le̍k
Pingzhen District 平鎮 P'ing-chen Píngzhèn Pêng-tìn
Bade District 八德 Pa-teh Bādé Pat-tek
Daxi District 大溪 Ta-hsi Dàxī Tāi-khe
Yangmei District 楊梅 Yang-mei Yángméi Iûⁿ-mûi
Luzhu District 蘆竹 Lu-chu Lúzhú Lô·-tek
Dayuan District 大園 Ta-yüan Dàyúan Toā-Hn̂g
Guishan District 龜山 Kuei-shan Guīshān Ku-soaⁿ
Longtan District 龍潭 Lung-t'an Lóngtán Liông-thâm
Xinwu District 新屋 Hsin-wu Xīnwū Sin-ok
Guanyin District 觀音 Kuan-yin Guānyīn Koan-im
Fuxing District 復興 Fu-hsing Fùxīng Hok-heng

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