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Nantou City

Full nameNantou City
Official nameNantou City
Native name南投市
RegionCentral Taiwan
MayorHsu Shu-hua (許淑華)
Total Area27.5 sq mi (71.2063 km2)
Total Population105682 (November 2007)
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC+8)

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Nantou City ( ) is located in the northwest of Nantou County, Taiwan, Republic of China. It lies between the Bagua Mountains and the Maoluo River and is the seat of Nantou County. Freeway No. 3 serves Nantou City. Its name is a transliteration of the Hoanya word Ramtau with the characters 南投 chosen to complement 北投 (Beitou), a district in Taipei, even though there is no relation between the aboriginal words.

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