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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The trains are nicknamed "Taroko" after the scenic Taroko Gorge near the major city of Hualien city in eastern Taiwan.
The trains are nicknamed Taroko after the scenic Taroko Gorge near the major city of Hualien city in eastern Taiwan.
Like a tsunami en route to Hong Kong and southern China, Usagi forced the evacuation of some 3,400 people in southern Taiwan, dumped more than 70 centimetres (27 inches) of rain on Hualien city, and forced more than 100 flights to be cancelled to and from the island.
3km south of Hualien city in the east, at a depth of 24km, the local Seismology Centre said.
located 320 km east of coastal Hualien City and heading west at between 16 kph and 19 kph, according to Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau.
The Central Weather Bureau said Fanapi reached Hualien city in eastern Taiwan at 8.
Sometimes people have only developed their Taiwanese to elementary-school level," said Shih, now a 52-year-old political scientist at National Dong Hwa University in east Taiwan's Hualien city.
Department and Graduate Institute of Public Health, Tzu Chi University Hualien City, Taiwan.
Hualien City, a geographically secluded city in eastern Taiwan, had nine pediatric cases, all mild.
The activities include the training from Hualien city to Tianxiang (the scenic spot at Taroko Gorge) on Oct.
The quake struck at 7:51 am local time centred 62 kilometres east of Hualien city at a depth of 20 kilometres, with tremors felt in the capital Taipei for a few seconds.
3 kilometres (30 miles) off eastern Hualien city, with the epicentre at a depth of 42 kilometres undersea.