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About Taoyuan


Taoyuan County is a county located in the northwestern part of Taiwan, contiguous with New Taipei, Hsinchu County, and Yilan County. Taoyuan City is the county seat, along with Zhongli being a large metropolitan area of Taoyuan County, many industrial parks and technological headquarters are settled. Taoyuan County has developed from a satellite city of Taipei metropolitan area to be the fourth largest metropolitan area in Taiwan. Due to Taoyuan County’s overall proximity and convenience to commute to New Taipei and Taipei City, Taoyuan County is the most immigrated County in Taiwan.


“Taoyuan" means “garden of peach", 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. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, which serves Taipei and northern Taiwan, is located in this county.

Resource: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taoyuan_County,_Taiwan