Taitung City (Chinese: 台東市 or 臺東市) is the county seat of Taitung County, Taiwan. It lies on the southeast coast of Taiwan facing the Pacific Ocean. Taitung city is the most populous subdivision of Taitung county and it is one of the major cities on the Eastern coast of Taiwan. Due to the Central Mountain Range of Taiwan, ground transportation to Taitung City is very limited. The city is served by Taitung Airport.