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(both: tī`jo͞ong`), city (1994 pop. 853,221), W central Taiwan. Situated in an area where rice, sugarcane, and bananas are grown, Taichung is a distribution and processing center for these crops. The city has textile, machine-building, food-processing, and chemical industries, and was named an export-processing zone after the construction of a new port west of the city. A noted educational and cultural center, it is the home of the Chinese National Central Museum and Tunghai Univ. A fine park and several scenic spots are in the city. The city was severely damaged by an earthquake in 1999.



a city in China, in Taiwan Province, situated in the central part of the western coastal plain, the chief agricultural region of the island. Population, 467,000 (1971). A railroad junction, T’aichung is an important trade and industrial center, with machine-building, sugar-refining, paper-making, textile, and chemical industries. Camphor is also produced in T’aichung.


, T'ai-chung
a city in W Taiwan: commercial centre of an agricultural region. Pop.: 1 066 000 (2005 est.)
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