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Nantou Destination Guide

Explore Nantou in Taiwan

Nantou in the region of Taiwan with its 105,682 inhabitants is a town in Taiwan - some 95 mi or ( 153 km ) South-West of Taipei , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Nantou

Current time in Nantou is now 04:05 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Taipei " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Douliu, Sanjiachun, Yuemeicuo, Taipei, and Tainan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Douliu . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Nantou ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Cingjing Farm & Small Swiss Garden Ngrick's photos around Nantou, Taiwan (cingjing farm hotel)

2:38 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 2223 Rating: 3.00

Preview of Ngrick's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these video ..

阿伯市區闖紅燈,逆向過彎= =Nantou City ,Locomotive Dangerous driving

0:15 min by rocserars
Views: 1184 Rating: 5.00

這位穿藍襯衫的阿伯很幸運沒發生什麼事,紅燈逆向過彎,遇到一台休旅車,好險那台休旅車是直行,假如他是右轉的話呢? Nantou City ,Locomotive Dangerous driving ..

茶酒花竹梅[HD] Tea,Wine,Flower,Bamboo,and Plum

16:20 min by 建蒼 呂
Views: 442 Rating: 5.00

為打造一部能一目瞭然瞭解南投各種特色,並兼具電影般張力與美感的紀錄片,南投縣政府自99年起,邀請到國內外知名的紀錄片大師劉燕明,為南投縣量身打造獨一無二的簡介影片,內容豐富精采。 費時一年半,匯聚南投縣美麗風光、自然生態、文化藝術、地方特產於一身的「茶、酒、花、竹、梅」紀錄片,一開場,即以華信航空彩繪客機「日月潭號」劃破天際做為意象。緊接一連串以最先進的空中攝影穩定器所拍攝出的壯麗俯瞰影像,彷彿飛 ..

Sun Moon Lake - Nantou, Taiwan

1:51 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa
Views: 296 Rating: 0.00 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor™ company) Sun Moon Lake Nantou Read more at: Travel blogs from Sun Moon Lake: - "... The sun was ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Nantou City

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, a district in Taipei, even though there is no relation between the aboriginal words.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.92 120.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Cities in Taiwan, Nantou County

1916–17 Nantou earthquakes

The 1916–17 Nantou earthquakes were a series of earthquakes which affected central Taiwan in 1916 and 1917, causing heavy damage in sparsely populated Nantou County and claiming 71 lives. The strongest quake registered at 6.8 ML and besides the loss of life caused widespread damage to agricultural and forestry industries in central Taiwan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.92 120.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1916 earthquakes, 1916 in Taiwan, 1917 earthquakes, 1917 in Taiwan

Nantou County

Nantou County is the second largest county of Taiwan. It is also the only landlocked county in Taiwan. Its name derives from the Hoanya Taiwanese aboriginal word Ramtau. Nantou County is officially administered as a county of Taiwan Province. Its mountainous area makes it a tourist destination; Sun Moon Lake is located in this county. Other well-known areas of the county are Hehuanshan and Sitou. Notable cities in Nantou: Nantou City, Puli.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.92 120.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Counties of Taiwan, Nantou County

Zhongxing New Village

Zhongxing New Village (formerly Chung Hsing New Village) is located in Nantou City, Nantou County, Taiwan (ROC) and is the seat of government of Taiwan Province. The term "Zhongxing" (中興) is from the Chinese legend "少康中興" Shàokāng Zhōngxīng, referring to the restoration of the Xia Dynasty by king Shaokang, an allusion to the ROC government taking back mainland China. It is a new town with a population of 25,549 as of February 2010.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.96 120.69 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Nantou County, New towns

Mingjian, Nantou

Mingjian is a rural township located in the west central part of Nantou County in Taiwan. Its name originates from a Japanese transliteration of the Taiwanese word, Lama, meaning a very wet place.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.85 120.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Townships in Nantou County


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Nantou