桃園 west of Taipei in northern Taiwan, a major center of manufacturing, and home of Taoyuan International Airport.
Taoyuan Located west of Taipei in northern Taiwan, Taoyuan is a major center of manufacturing, and home of Taoyuan (Chiang Kai Shek) International Airport.
Taoyuan County (Traditional Chinese: 桃園縣; Simplified Chinese: 桃园县; Hanyu Pinyin: Táoyuán Xiàn; Tongyong Pinyin: Táoyuán Siàn; Wade-Giles: T'ao-yüan Hsien; Taiwanese POJ: Thô-hn̂g-kōan; Zhuyin Fuhao: ㄊㄠˊ ㄩㄢˊ ㄒㄧㄢˋ) is a county of Taiwan, located in the northwestern part of the island, next to Taipei County. Taoyuan City is located in this county and serves as the seat of Taoyuan County.
'Taoyuan' means 'peach garden,' since the area used to have many peach blossoms. Taoyuan is the native home to the Pingpu tribe of Aborigines. It is now an important industrial region of Taiwan. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, which serves Taipei, is inside this county.