Taiwan

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Republic of China

Capital

Taipei 

Official language (s)

Mandarin
Taiwanese, Hakka and Formosan are recognized regional languages.

Area

36.193 km2

Population

23.261.747

Ethnic groups

70% - Hoklo
14% - Hakka
14% - Mainlanders
2% - Taiwanese aborigines 

Major cities
(with population)

New Taipei - 3.913.595
Kaohsiung - 2.773.855
Taichung - 2.662.770
Taipei - 2.647.122
Tainan - 1.876.706  

Currency (-ies)

New Taiwan dollar (TWD), subdivided into 100 cents

Main religion (s)

35,1% - Buddhist
33% - Taoist
3,5% - I-Kuan Tao
2,6% - Protestant
1,3% - Roman Catholic

Time zone (s)

GTM + 08

Dialing code

+886

Climate

Taiwan has a tropical climate that is influenced by the monsoons. Summers are hot and humid while winters are mild and short. Typhoons from the South China Sea bring heavy rains between July and September.
Average temperature ranges in Taipei are from 12 to 18°C (54 to 64°F) in February to 24 to 34°C (75 to 91°F) in July. 

Administrative division

Country is divided into two diminished provinces (Taiwan Province and Fujian Province) and five special municipalities (Kaohsiung, New Taipei, Taichung, Tainan and Taipei). The two streamlined provinces are further subdivided into 3 provincial cities and 14 counties. 

Major airports

Taipei: Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA)
Kaohsiung: Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH)
Taichung: Taichung Airport (RMQ)
Taoyuan: Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)







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