2018 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Development and Green Technology 

October 19-21, 2018, Nanhua University, Taichung, Taiwan
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Brief Introduction of Taichung

 

Taichung, officially known as Taichung City, is a special municipality located in center-western Taiwan (Formosa). Taichung has a population of approximately 2.78 million people and has been officially ranked as Taiwan's second most populous city since July 2017. The current city was formed when Taichung County merged with the original provincial Taichung City to form the special municipality on 25 December 2010.

Located in the Taichung Basin in central Formosa, the city was created under Japanese rule, and became a major economic and cultural hub. It was called "the Kyoto of Formosa" in Japanese era, because of its calm and beauty. It serves as the core of the Taichung–Changhua metropolitan area, with Xitun District serving as its industrial and manufacturing base. The city is home to the National Museum of Natural Science and the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, as well as many cultural sites, including the historic Taichung Park, the Lin Family Gardens, and many temples.

Taichung has a warm humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa) bordering on a tropical monsoon climate, with an average annual temperature of 23.3 °C (73.9 °F) with the highest temperature of the year occurring in July and August, while the lowest temperature occurs in January and February. Daytime temperatures remain warm to hot year-round, though night time temperatures during the winter months are significantly cooler than those during the summer and the warm daytime temperature. The average annual rainfall is just above 1,700 millimetres (67 in). The average humidity is 80%.

There are many tourist attractions
Museums: National Museum of Natural Science together with National Palace Museum in Taipei and the National Science and Technology Museum in Kaohsiung are called "the Museums of Taiwan".
Temples: Confucius Temple; Martyr’s Shrine; ChengHuang Temple; WanChun Temple; Li Ancestral Shrine; Wen Chang Temple; LeCheng Temple; WanHe Temple.
Night Markets: Taichung has several open-air night markets that feature local food and diversions: Fengjia Night Market, Zhong Hua Night Market, Donghai Night Market and Zhong Xiao Night Market.

 

2018 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Development and Green Technology
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