Chilung


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Chilung

or

Chi-lung,

city, Taiwan: see KeelungKeelung
, also known as Jilong,
 Chilung,
or Chi-lung
, city (2010 pop. 381,809), N Taiwan, on the East China Sea. Because of its excellent harbor it is an important port, naval base, and fishing port. It has several large shipyards.
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Chilung

 

(also Keelung), a city and port in Taiwan Province, China. Population, 313,700 (1969). Situated on the northeastern coast of the island of Taiwan, Chilung is one of the ports of Taipei. The port handles approximately 3 million tons of freight annually. A commercial and industrial center, Chilung has chemical, cement, food-processing, and fishing industries. Machine building, especially shipbuilding, also plays an important role in the city’s economy.

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Chilung

, Chi-lung
a port in N Taiwan: fishing and industrial centre. Pop.: 406 000 (2005 est.)
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