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Profile of Nantou County

Nantou County is situated in the center of Taiwan, with a longitude of 120 degrees and latitude of 23 degrees; it is bordered in the north by Taichung County, in the west by Changhua County, Yunlin County, in the south by Chiayi County, Kaohsiung County, and in the east by Hualien County. It is the only county in Taiwan not geographically close to the sea.


With an area of 410km2, Nantou County has more mountainous terrain than plains; surrounded by mountains, Nantou is abundant in tourism resources, with picturesque sceneries everywhere. Sun Moon Lake and Yushan are both internationally renowned destinations, while the resource rich Puli has the best water quality in Taiwan and produces the delectable Ai Lan White Wine. Luku’s quality tea, Chushan’s bamboo crafts, Shuili’s Snake Kiln pottery wares, are all visitors’ favorites. In addition, Chichi line’s steam train, Chitou, Sun Link Sea, Chingjing, Lushan, Aowanda, Tungpu Hot Spring, and the cable car at the Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village, are ideal sightseeing locations.

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