Taitung or T'ai-tung (both: tĪˈdŏngˈ) [key], city (1995 pop. 110,095), W Taiwan. Rice, sugarcane, and peanuts are the major crops marketed and processed in Taitung. The lack of an adequate harbor has hindered the city's industrial growth.
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