Pingtung or P'ing-tung both: pĭng´do͝ong´ [key], town (1995 pop. 215,096), S Taiwan. Located in an agricultural area, Pingtung produces metals, machinery, chemicals, and alcoholic beverages, and is a major sugar-refining center. A large military base is nearby.

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