Taipei is the national capital of the Republic of China, otherwise known as . Sitting in the northern part of the island in a basin between the Yangming Mountains and the Central Mountains, Taipei serves as the island's financial, cultural, and governmental center.

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and Songshan in are neighborhoods rich in arts and culture.

The of is the financial and commercial centre of Taipei.

and Gongguan are in the centre of .

is in the west of . If you want to feel the real heartbeat of Taipei, one that is far removed from the skyscrapers and shopping malls of East Taipei, then Datong and Wanhua in West Taipei are the places to go.


Yangmingshan National Park; Yáng Míng Shān Guójiā Gōngyuán) is a collection of peaks in , located to the northeast of .

Shihlin is a northern district of . The district is home to many museums, including the world famous National Palace Museum.

北投區 is a northern district of famous for its hot springs.

is a southern district of . It was formed by the merger of two historical townships, Jingmei and Muzha.

and Nangang are eastern districts of . They are famous for their IT industries and large shopping complexes.


  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 2,670,000
  • IATA airport code: TPE
  • United Nations Location Code: TW TPE
  • Latitude: 25.0287° or 25° 1' 43.3" north
  • Longitude: 121.4956° or 121° 29' 44.3" east
  • Elevation: 10 meters (33 feet)
  • Neighbors:
  • GeoNames ID: 1668341

Other Names for Taipei

  • Amharic: ታይፔ
  • Arpitan: Tayipèh
  • Bulgarian: Тайпей
  • Chinese: Pan-ch’iao-chen
  • Chinese: Pan-ch’iao-chieh
  • Chinese: Pan-ch’iao
  • Chinese: T’ai-pei-hsien
  • Chinese: T’ai-pei
  • Chinese: T’ai-pei Shih
  • Chinese: 台北市
  • Chinese: 臺北市
  • Czech: Tchaj-pej
  • Esperanto: Tajpeo
  • French: Taipei
  • German: Taipeh
  • Greek: Ταϊπέι
  • Hebrew: טאיפי
  • Hebrew: טאיפיי
  • Hindi: ताइपे
  • Indonesian: Kota Taipei
  • Italian: Taipei
  • Japanese: 台北
  • Japanese: 台北市
  • Korean: 타이베이
  • Korean: 타이베이 시
  • Korean: 타이뻬이
  • Korean: 타이페이
  • Latin: Taipeium
  • Lithuanian: Taibėjus
  • Lithuanian: Taipėjus
  • Polish: Tajpej
  • Portuguese: Taipei
  • Portuguese: Taipé
  • Russian: Тайбэй
  • Serbian: Тајпеј
  • Slovak: Tchaj-pej
  • Spanish: Taipei
  • Spanish: Taipéi
  • Thai: ไทเป
  • Tibetan: ཐའེ་པེ
  • Uighur: تەيبېي
  • Vietnamese: Đài Bắc
  • Pan Kiao
  • Taibei Shi
  • Taibei Shih
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