Safety and Security

According to Global View Monthly, Taitung is the friendliest city of Taiwan. The government also works hard to prevent A1 accidents and to improve road traffic. As a result, Taitung, which provides the best living conditions for residents, has become the most livable city in Taiwan.

Police: 110 Website

Taitung County Police Bureau No. 268, Zhongshan Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, TaiwanTEL: 089-322034Text: 0911510929Fax: 089-330749 
Taitung Police Precinct  N0. 373, Bo-Ai Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan  089-322306  089-328042Guanshan Police Precinct  95651 No. 27, Zhongzheng Rd., Guanshan Town, Taitung County, Taiwan  089-811001  089-814195Chenggong Police Precinct  No. 87, Gongmin Rd., Cheng-gong Town, Taitung County, Taiwan  089-851001  089-853480Dawu Police Precinct  No. 52, Da-Wu St., Da-Wu Village, Dawu Township, Taitung County, Taiwan  089-791001  089-791995
Criminal Investigation Corps  No. 268, Zhongshan Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan  089-322354Traffic Police Brigade  No. 268, Zhongshan Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan  089-322034Women and Children Protection Brigade  No. 268, Zhongshan Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan  089-322034Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Brigade  No. 268, Zhongshan Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan  089-356981

Ambulance: 119

Every township has a hospital: Taitung Hospital Chenggong Branch in Chenggong, Kuanshan Tzu Chi Hospital in Kuanshan, Dawu Emergency Medical Services Station in Dawu (open 24 hours a day on weekends and from 7pm to 7am on weekdays), and Green Island Public Health Center and Orchid Island Public Health Center on offshore islands (open 24/7).
Downtown TaitungTaitung Hospital No. 1, Wuquan St., Taitung City, Taitung County 950, Taiwan  089-324112Taitung MacKap Memorial Hospital No. 1, Ln. 303, Changsha St., Taitung City, Taitung County 950, Taiwan  089-310150Taitung St. Mary Hosital No. 2, Hangzhou St., Taitung City, Taitung County 950, Taiwan  089-322-833Taitung Christian Hospital  No. 350, Kaifeng St., Taitung City, Taitung County 950, Taiwan 089-323362Taipei Veterans General Hospital Taitung Branch  No. 1000, Gengsheng Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County 950, Taiwan 089-222995
Chenggong LineTaitung Hospital Chenggong BranchNo. 32, Zhongshan E. Rd., Chenggong Township, Taitung County 961, Taiwan  089-783761
Kuanshan LineKuanshan Tzu Chi HospitalNo. 125-5, Heping Rd., Guanshan Township, Taitung County 956, Taiwan  089- 814880
Dawu LineDawu Emergency Medical Services Station (Located at Dawu Public Health Center)No. 100, Binhai Rd., Dawu Township, Taitung County 965, Taiwan  089-791143 | 089-791902
Off-shore IslandsGreen Island Public Health Center  No. 1, Zhongliao, Ludao Township, Taitung County 951, Taiwan  089-672511Orchid Island Public Health Center  No. 36-1, Hongtou, Lanyu Township, Taitung County 952, Taiwan  089-732557

Climate

In Taitung, July is the hottest month with an average temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and the coldest month is January with an average temperature of 19.2°C (66.7°F). The seasons are generally warm throughout the year. Temperatures only drop quickly when cold fronts pass through during the winter months.Spring: March-May. In spring, the weather begins to warm up with daytime average temperatures between 23°C and 28°C.Summer: June-August. The average temperatures in summer range between 28°C and 35°C. Thunderstorms frequently occur in the afternoon, especially on warm humid days. Most typhoons hit during this season as well.Autumn: September-November. Autumn in Taitung is like an extension of summer. During this season, the northeast monsoon is strong, carrying large volumes of sand.Winter: December-February. The average temperatures are between 20°C and 26°C in winter. Temperatures only drop quickly when cold fronts pass through. 
Climate of Green IslandGreen Island weather is generally warm, humid, and windy with the average annual temperature of 23.5°C. There is no significant difference between the dry and wet seasons. July and August are the hottest months of the year. The average temperature can reach 29 °C. January and February are the coldest months, with an average temperature of about 20°C.Green Island is surrounded by the Pacific warm currents. The warm water temperature is maintained at 20°C, even during the winter. As a result, diving, snorkeling and other water sports activities are possible all year round. The best time to travel to the island is between April and June. 
Climate of Orchid IslandOrchid Island has a warm and rainy tropical climate. The coldest months are December and January, while July and August are the hottest months. The lowest average temperatures are 16.5°C in January. The highest temperature can reach 33°C. The average annual rainfall is above 3000mm, and the amount of rainy days can reach up to 224 days annually. There is no significant difference between the dry and wet seasons.

Money/Currency Exchange

Bank of Taiwan Taitung Branch

No. 373, Sec. 1, Zhonghua Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County 950, Taiwan (R.O.C.)089-324201Currency Exchange: USD, HKD, JPY, CAD, GBP, THB and KRW

E. Sun Bank Taitung Branch

No. 239, Jhongshan Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan089-361313 Currency Exchange: USD, HKD, JPY, CNY and EUR

KGI Bank Taitung Branch

No. 341, Sec. 1, Zhonghua Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan089-329797Currency Exchange: USD, HKD, JPY, CNY and EUR

First Bank Taitung Branch

No. 397, Sec. 1, Zhonghua Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan089-324211Currency Exchange: USD, JPY, CNY and EUR