Hualien

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Hualien

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Hua-lien

(hwä`lyĕn`), city (1995 pop. 108,192), E central Taiwan. One of Taiwan's most important international ports, it is a market for local agricultural products. It is located in a volcanic region and is susceptible to earthquakes.
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TIPC has branch ports at Kao-Hsiung, Keelung, Tai-Chung, and Hua-Lien, integrated into a Taiwan port group.
lt;br /><br />The epicenter was only 6 kilometers deep, 60 kilometers from Hua-lien and 120 kilometers from Taipei, it said.