The township is known for the Buddhist temple in the centre of Longtan Lake, and the massive Bainien community project. The area is surrounded by high-tech industries and mountains.
Longtan is home to a number of military bases, and a few research installations, Chungshan Research institute and Institute of Nuclear Energy Research are 2 of the more well known ones.
US Patent Issued to Atomic Energy Council-Institute of Nuclear Energy Research on May 10 for "Method for Making Mineral Fiber Paper" (Taiwanese Inventors)
May 13, 2011; ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 13 -- United States Patent no. 7,938,933, issued on May 10, was assigned to Atomic Energy Council-Institute...