Luzhou District, New Taipei

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Luzhou District
Luzhou District Buildings 2015.jpg
Luzhou District in New Taipei City
Luzhou District in New Taipei City
Coordinates: 25°05′N 121°28′E / 25.083°N 121.467°E / 25.083; 121.467Coordinates: 25°05′N 121°28′E / 25.083°N 121.467°E / 25.083; 121.467
CountryRepublic of China (Taiwan)
Special municipalityNew Taipei City
 (January 2016)
 • Total200,055
Time zone+8

Luzhou District (Chinese: 蘆洲區; Hanyu Pinyin: Lúzhōu Qū; Tongyong Pinyin: Lújhou Cyu; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lô·-chiu-khu) is an inner city district in northwestern New Taipei City, Taiwan. It is the second smallest district in New Taipei City after Yonghe District.


Historically the area was called Lō·-chiu (鷺州) and Hê-siūⁿ-chiu (和尙州). It was originally a county-administered city (Chinese: 蘆洲市; pinyin: Lúzhōu Shì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lô·-chiu Chhī; postal: Loochow) in the former Taipei County. On 25 December 2010, Taipei County was upgraded to New Taipei City, subsequently Luzhou was upgraded into a district.


It has an area of 7.4351 km² (2013) and a population of 199,750 people in 68,922 households (December 2014). Luzhou has the second highest population density in Taiwan (after Yonghe) and 13th in the world,[1] with over 26,600 people per km².


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The Orange Line of the Taipei Metro serves Luzhou with three stations in the district.

The Yellow Line will service Luzhou in the future.

The Wu-Gu Light Rail are still planning.

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