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.
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Taitung County Police Bureau No. 268, Zhongshan Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan TEL: 089-322034 Text: 0911510929 Fax: 089-330749
Taitung Police Precinct N0. 373, Bo-Ai Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan 089-322306 089-328042 Guanshan Police Precinct 95651 No. 27, Zhongzheng Rd., Guanshan Town, Taitung County, Taiwan 089-811001 089-814195 Chenggong Police Precinct No. 87, Gongmin Rd., Cheng-gong Town, Taitung County, Taiwan 089-851001 089-853480 Dawu 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 089-322354 Traffic Police Brigade No. 268, Zhongshan Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan 089-322034 Women and Children Protection Brigade No. 268, Zhongshan Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan 089-322034 Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Brigade No. 268, Zhongshan Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County, Taiwan 089-356981
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 Taitung Taitung Hospital No. 1, Wuquan St., Taitung City, Taitung County 950, Taiwan 089-324112 Taitung MacKap Memorial Hospital No. 1, Ln. 303, Changsha St., Taitung City, Taitung County 950, Taiwan 089-310150 Taitung St. Mary Hosital No. 2, Hangzhou St., Taitung City, Taitung County 950, Taiwan 089-322-833 Taitung Christian Hospital No. 350, Kaifeng St., Taitung City, Taitung County 950, Taiwan 089-323362 Taipei Veterans General Hospital Taitung Branch No. 1000, Gengsheng Rd., Taitung City, Taitung County 950, Taiwan 089-222995
Chenggong Line Taitung Hospital Chenggong Branch No. 32, Zhongshan E. Rd., Chenggong Township, Taitung County 961, Taiwan 089-783761
Kuanshan Line Kuanshan Tzu Chi Hospital No. 125-5, Heping Rd., Guanshan Township, Taitung County 956, Taiwan 089- 814880
Dawu Line Dawu 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 Islands Green Island Public Health Center No. 1, Zhongliao, Ludao Township, Taitung County 951, Taiwan 089-672511 Orchid Island Public Health Center No. 36-1, Hongtou, Lanyu Township, Taitung County 952, Taiwan 089-732557
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 Island Green 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 Island Orchid 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.