in Lienchiang of Fukien, Taiwan

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
26.150 and 119.933 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 26° 9' 1" and E 119° 55' 58"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - TWD
Spoken languages:
Chinese, Chinese
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:40 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Taipei
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:21 am and 6:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-26.065 and -59.919 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Pampa del Indio
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Current travel safety evaluation for Taiwan in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 2,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Taiwan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Taiwan. Last Update: 2024-03-02 08:21:20

Discover Nangan

Nangan in Lienchiang (Fukien) is a place in Taiwan about 125 mi (or 202 km) north-west of Taipei, the country's capital city.

Current time in Nangan is now 04:40 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Taipei with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 10 airports near Nangan, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Taiwan is Matsu Nangan Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Huangqi, Xiaocheng, Tailu, Ankai and Kengyuan. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 9°C / 49 °F

Morning Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Evening Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 76%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 35% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Monday, 4th of March 2024

13°C (56 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 5th of March 2024

17°C (63 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 6th of March 2024

12°C (54 °F)
11°C (53 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Trip to the Islands of Matsu/馬祖之旅

Published: March 08, 2014
Length: 18:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Travelin Taiwan

This is a video of our trip to the Matsu islands in the summer of 2012. Hope you get an idea of what it's like to travel to this lesser known area of Taiwan. If you want to know more about...

1. Matsu

Published: November 07, 2010
Length: 38:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: levilemontea

China 2010 - Fuzhou (Ma'Wei) to Matsu Islands (Nangan)


Published: May 06, 2014
Length: 47:27 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: 林偉傑


Dash 8 Visual Approach an Island Airport in Hazy Weather!

Published: May 03, 2007
Length: 41:55 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: asia1mage

Dash 8 visual approach an island airport in hazy weather. As you can see, this island airport is constructed by the sea and mountain, the runway is like a carrier strip!

馬祖南竿 媽祖巨像開光大典 鼓板隊繞供桌

Published: October 19, 2009
Length: 01:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 潘雷獸

馬祖之旅-Day3 機場跑道 飛機起飛 1

Published: October 01, 2013
Length: 23:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alan YG Chen

2013 09 13-16 馬祖之旅Day3 機場跑道飛機起飛 1.

台馬輪推船作業(2013.02.07 南竿福澳港)

Published: February 08, 2013
Length: 00:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bill Chen

台馬輪推船出港作業2013.02.07 in 南竿福澳港.

馬祖アジサシウォッチングツアーLet's go

Published: April 09, 2014
Length: 45:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 馬祖國家風景區Matsu National Scenic Area

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2012 08 31 馬祖卡溜趣

Published: September 14, 2012
Length: 31:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Aries Wang



Published: October 06, 2014
Length: 29:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: comus comus

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Matsu Islands

The Matsu Islands are a minor archipelago of 19 islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait administered as Lienchiang County (連江縣; Lièng-gŏng-gâing) under Fujian Province of the Republic of China. Only a small area of what is historically Lienchiang County is under the control of the Republic of China. The People's Republic of China administers the part of the historical county on mainland China as Lianjiang County, which claims the entire archipelago to be its Mazu Township (馬祖鄉; Mā-cū-hiŏng).

Located at 26.1511, 119.927 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ports and harbours of the Republic of China, Territorial disputes of China, Territorial disputes of the Republic of China, Matsu Islands, Archipelagoes of the Republic of China

Nangan, Lienchiang

Nangan is one of the Matsu Islands and the capital township of the Lienchiang County (which coincides geographically with the Matsus) of the Republic of China. Nangan was also known Nangantang (南竿塘; Nàng-găng-dòng) and Shanggantang (上竿塘). And because Lin Moniang's (who later became the goddess Matsu) corpse was washed ashore here, Nangan was also known as Matsu Island (馬祖島; Mā-cū-dō̤). There is an airport in Nangan. The highest point is Yuntai Mountain (雲台山) (248-metre).

Located at 26.1598, 119.943 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Townships in Lienchiang County

Matsu Nangan Airport

Matsu Nangan Airport is one of the airports in Lienchiang County, Fujian Province, Republic of China (Taiwan). It is located on the Nangan Island, near the Jieshou Village. It also serves as a heliport.

Located at 26.1597, 119.958 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Republic of China

capture of the webcam Nangan › North-East: Beigan Township

Nangan › North-East: Beigan Township, Nangan (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Nangan, 南竿, Nan-kan, Nangan Xiang, LZN