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Taoyuan District, formerly known as Taoyuan City, is a district of Taoyuan City in northwestern Taiwan. The seat of Taoyuan City is situated whithin its borders. It is the most populous district among the 12 districts of Taoyuan City, and the second most populous among the many districts of Taiwan, with the most populous being Banqiao District in New Taipei City.HistoryTaoyuan is the native home to the plains tribes of Taiwanese aborigines. Taoyuan's old name was Toahong since there used to be many peach blossoms in the area.Empire of JapanIn November 1901, under Japanese rule, a local administrative office, was established in the area. In 1909, the number of chō were reduced and the local unit was renamed. In 1920, the area was renamed, and incorporated into Tōen District, Shinchiku Prefecture as a county jurisdiction.Republic of ChinaAfter the handover of Taiwan from Japan to the Republic of China, it was "Taoyuan Town, Taoyuan County." On 21 April 1971, Taoyuan was upgraded from an urban township to a county-controlled city called Taoyuan City. On 25 December 2014, the city was upgraded to become a district called Taoyuan District of the newly formed Taoyuan City from the former Taoyuan County.Taoyuan District is in Taoyuan. Explore the family-friendly attractions of Taoyuan District and add them to your vacation plans using our Taiwan online vacation planner .
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