Pinglin District (also Ping-Lin, Chinese: 坪林區) is a rural district in southeastern New Taipei City. It is the third largest district in New Taipei City and it is located in the mountain area connecting to the Yilan County on the east coast.
Pinglin is the most famous place for producing Bao Zhong Oolong Tea / Pouchong tea. Over 80% of residents are tea growers or involved in the tea business.
Bao Zhong oolong tea grows on the Wenshan Mountains near Taipei in northern Taiwan, in Pingling coun..