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Situated in the northern part of Taiwan, surrounding the country’s capital, New Taipei City has an estimated population of over 4 million and an area of 2052 km2. Given its location advantages, today’s New Taipei City is a major city of Business Industries second to Taipei City, with over 300,000 privately owned companies and factories, which sums up to total capital of NTD.1.8 Trillion. The High technology industry alone generates annual revenue of NTD.4.0 Trillion. High Technology, Service and Tourism are all part of the major industries in New Taipei City, attracting a high volume of job forces from all over the country with abundant employment opportunities. As a result, 70% of the population is from different parts of Taiwan.

New Taipei City has been on a mission, stresses on the importance of raising global competitiveness by working closely on industrial, cultural, tourism, transportation, and city developments to accommodate the global trend of transforming into an international city.

New Taipei City’s population is highly educated, with over 38% receiving education higher than university-level school, exceeding 2,070,000 labor forces, thus attracting frequent foreign and domestic investments.

Tamsui River is the main river flowing through New Taipei City, with its upstream being the Xindian River, Keelung River, and Da-han River contributing to the source. Currently, Tamsui River is still allowing touring ferry traveling back and through. Due to the rapid economic development of the country, in the last 30 years, the river has been heavily polluted by illegal industrial wastes. But in the past few years, the river has gradually been restored to its original condition, and the nearby region has become a place for family leisure and a newly constructed waterfront residential community. Adjacent to the skyrocketed Taipei City housing markets, cheaper lands, and completion of developing district make New Taipei City a probable alternative for citizens of the neighboring cities' potential residency and company headquarters. 

Prior to the Provincial administrative city upgrade back in 2010. New Taipei City was once named Taipei County. The era of Taipei County started in 1945. After the end of Japanese governance, the Republic of China (Taiwan) government turned Taipei City and Keelung City into provincial administrative municipalities while making the rest of the Taipei region into Taipei County. Since this separation, Taipei City and County have officially become independent administrative bodies. The city’s region was once the Pin-pu aborigine’s early inhabitancy; with the earliest history of Mainland Chinese immigrants tracking back as early as 1620 A.D. Through later development and prosperity of the country, Tamsui district became an international commercial port in 1850 A.D. British Consulate and stores were being established in the region which help promote the local tea business, resulting in massive export of tea to Europe. 

As a city filled with cultural and creative industries, New Taipei City has a variety of industries like the pottery industry in Yingge, the Liuli industry in Tamsui, Drums in Xinzhuang, and dye in Sanxia, Noble metal processing in Ruifang, Sky lanterns in Pingxi…etc. 120-kilometer coastlines with famous natural parks like Yeliou and hot springs in Jinshan and Wanli makes New Taipei City abundant in tourism resource. The internationally famous annual Gongliao Rock Festival is also located in New Taipei City. Other historical assets left from the Japanese colony era, like the 600-kilometer coal mine track, attracts large number of visitors each year. The sky lantern has quite a history, and the Pingxi area is the only legal area to light these lanterns. Tamsui has been through the colonization of Spanish, Dutch, Ming Dynasty, Qing Dynasty and Japanese. Its superior location drew long-term British settlement for business. Pinling and Shiding’s Wenshan Baozhong Tea is also world-renowned, and was once widely exported to Europe.

Unique museums in New Taipei City are also worth visiting. The “Lin’s Mansion” possesses a large collection of green buildings from the Qing dynasty owned by Merchant Ben-Yuan Lin. “Yingge Ceramic Museums” has more than 2,500 pieces of delicate pottery. The Gold Ecological Park in Jinguashi and Shisanhang Museum are all free of admission and open to the public. Rich cultural and tourism resources attract more than 30 million tourists annually and make New Taipei City one of the best picks for tourists.