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Pinglin District
Pinglin District
(a.k.a. Ping-Lin, Chinese: 坪林區; pinyin: Pínglín Qū; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Phiâⁿ-lîm-khu) is a rural district of southeastern New Taipei, Taiwan. It is the third-largest district of New Taipei City
New Taipei City
and it is located in the mountainous area connecting to Yilan County on the east coast.

Contents

1 Overview 2 Geography 3 Tourist attractions 4 Transportation 5 See also 6 References 7 External links

Overview[edit] Pinglin is part of the water district of the greater Taipei
Taipei
area as the Feicui Dam
Feicui Dam
is located in the neighboring Shiding District, so land development is restricted. Pinglin is most known for producing pouchong tea. The Pinglin Tea Museum
Pinglin Tea Museum
is the world's largest tea museum.[1] Over 80% of its residents are tea growers or are involved in the tea business.[2] Geography[edit]

Area: 170.84 km³ Population: 6,503 people (2016)

Tourist attractions[edit]

Jingualiao River Fish-Watching Trails Jingualiao Tiema Recreation Park Jiuchionggen Mountaineering Trails Ping-Lin Tea Museum

Transportation[edit]

National Highway No. 5, called Beiyi or the Chiang Weishui
Chiang Weishui
Freeway. Tai 9 line, named the Beiyi Highway.

from Taipei
Taipei
City (Xindian MRT) Bus 923- weekdays: leaves hourly at half-past the hour weekends: on the hour and half-past Bus Green 12 (綠12)- weekdays: leaves at :15 and :45 See also[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Pinglin District, New Taipei.

New Taipei
New Taipei
City

References[edit]

^ Christopher Logan and Tereesa Hsu,The World's Largest Tea Museum, Taiwan. ^ "Premier looks at 'green' aspects of Pinglin township". Focus Taiwan. 2010-06-27. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 

External links[edit]

Government website Travel guide website

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Districts of New Taipei

City seat: Banqiao

Northern

Bali Jinshan Linkou Sanzhi Shimen Tamsui Wanli

Eastern

Gongliao Pinglin Pingxi Ruifang Shenkeng Shiding Shuangxi Xizhi

Western

Banqiao Luzhou Sanchong Shulin Taishan Tucheng Wugu Xinzhuang Yingge Yonghe Zhonghe

Southern

Sanxia Xindian

Mountain indigenous district

Wulai

Note: Although Hanyu Pinyin
Pinyin
is the national standard, the municipal government endorses and uses "New Taipei" instead of "Xinbei" and "Tamsui" instead of "Danshui."

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Districts in Taiwan

Special municipalities

Kaohsiung

Alian Daliao Dashe Dashu Fongshan Gangshan Gushan Hunei Jiasian Lingya Linyuan Liuguei Lujhu Maolin¹ Meinong Mituo Namasia¹ Nanzih Neimen Niaosong Cianjin Cianjhen Ciaotou Cieding Cijin Cishan Renwu Sanmin Shanlin Tauyuan¹ Tianliao Siaogang Sinsing Yanchao Yancheng Yongan Zihguan Zuoying

New Taipei

Bali Banqiao Gongliao Jinshan Linkou Luzhou Pinglin Pingxi Ruifang Sanchong Sanxia Sanzhi Shenkeng Shiding Shimen Shuangxi Shulin Taishan Tamsui Tucheng Wanli Wugu Wulai¹ Xindian Xinzhuang Xizhi Yingge Yonghe Zhonghe

Taichung

Beitun Central Da'an Dadu Dajia Dali Daya Dongshi East Fengyuan Heping¹ Houli Longjing Nantun North Qingshui Shalu Shengang Shigang South Taiping Tanzi Waipu West Wufeng Wuqi Wuri Xinshe Xitun

Tainan

Anding Annan Anping Baihe Beimen Danei Dongshan East Guanmiao Guantian Gueiren Houbi Jiali Jiangjyun Lioujia Liouying Longci Madou Nanhua Nansi North Cigu Rende Shanhua Shanshang South West Central Xiaying Sigang Sinhua Sinshih Xinying Syuejia Yanshuei Yongkang Yujing Zuojhen

Taipei

Beitou Da'an Datong Nangang Neihu Shilin Songshan Wanhua Wenshan Xinyi Zhongshan Zhongzheng

Taoyuan

Bade Daxi Dayuan Fuxing¹ Guanyin Guishan Longtan Luzhu Pingzhen Taoyuan Xinwu Yangmei Zhongli

Provincial cities

Chiayi

East West

Hsinchu

East North Xiangshan

Keelung

Anle Nuannuan Qidu Ren'ai Xinyi Zhongshan Zhongzheng

Note: Hanyu Pinyin
Pinyin
is the national standard. Exceptions: Kaohsiung
Kaohsiung
and Tainan
Tainan
name its districts based on Tongyong Pinyin
Pinyin
for the most part. New Taipei
New Taipei
names "Tamsui" instead of "Danshui". Cardinal direction districts, and names of special municipalities and provincial cities use different systems. ¹ — Mountain Indigenous District

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