Taiwan

Taiwan is an island nation off the coast of southeastern mainland . The island is officially known as and governed by the Republic of China or ROC.
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is the national capital of the Republic of China, otherwise known as Taiwan. Photo: AngMoKio, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, while officially a city, is more like a region surrounding the cities of and in . Photo: Peellden, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the west-central part of the island of Taiwan. Photo: Totoro0621, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, as its name suggests, is the northmost region of Taiwan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The regions of Taiwan are based on the historical administrative divisions. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The regions of Taiwan are based on the historical administrative divisions.

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, also called the Pescadores is an outlying island archipelago in the Taiwan Straits between Taiwan and China. Photo: Chia Chia Kuo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the name for a group of islands off 's southern coast, approximately 160 km NW from the island of Taiwan. Photo: Joe Lo, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a county comprising a number of outlying islands near the People's Republic of , but is controlled by the Republic of China on Taiwan. Photo: Lizlee0401, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, also known as Jade Mountain or Mt. Jade, at 3952m, is the highest mountain in Taiwan. Photo: 神武禦皇, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Taiwan

Latitude of center
23.82° or 23° 49' 12" north
Longitude of center
121.01° or 121° 0' 36" east
Population
23,100,000
Elevation
1103 metres (3619 feet)
Capital
Area
35,980 km² (13,892 miles²)
Currency
Dollar (TWD)
Phone code
886
Internet domain
.tw
Open­Street­Map ID
node 432425099
Geo­Names ID
1668284
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Taywan
  • Afar: Tayvan
  • Afrikaans: Republiek China
  • Afrikaans: Republiek van Sjina
  • Afrikaans: Taiwan
  • Akan: Taiwan
  • Albanian: Republika e Kinës
  • Albanian: Tajvan
  • Amharic: ታይዋን
  • Amharic: የቻይና ሪፐብሊክ
  • Arabic: Republika han Tsina
  • Arabic: تايبيه الصينية
  • Arabic: تايوان
  • Arabic: جمهورية الصين
  • Aragonese: Republica de China
  • Armenian: Թայվան
  • Armenian: Չինաստանի Հանրապետություն
  • Arpitan: Rèpublica de Ch·ina
  • Assamese: টাইৱান
  • Asturian: República de China
  • Atayal: Taywan
  • Awadhi: ताइवान
  • Azerbaijani: Tayvan
  • Azerbaijani: Çin Respublikası
  • Bambara: Tayiwani
  • Bashkir: Ҡытай Республикаһы
  • Basque: Taiwan
  • Bavarian: Republik China
  • Bavarian: Republik Kina
  • Bavarian: Taiwan
  • Belarusian: Востраў Тайвань
  • Belarusian: Рэспубліка Кітай
  • Belarusian: Тайв́ань
  • Belarusian: Тайвань
  • Bengali: চীন প্রজাতন্ত্র
  • Bengali: তাইওয়ান
  • Bhojpuri: ताइवान
  • Bishnupriya: তাইৱান
  • Bosnian: Republika Kina
  • Bosnian: Tajvan
  • Brahui: Táíván
  • Breton: Enez Taiwan
  • Breton: Republik Sina
  • Breton: Taiwan
  • Bulgarian: Република Китай
  • Burmese: တရုတ်တိုင်ပေ
  • Burmese: တရုတ်သမ္မတနိုင်ငံ (ထိုင်ဝမ်)
  • Burmese: တရုတ်သမ္မတနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ထိုင်ဝမ်
  • Burmese: ထိုင်ဝမ်နိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: အာအိုစီ
  • Catalan: República de la Xina
  • Catalan: Taiwan
  • Cebuano: Republika sa Tsina
  • Central Bikol: Taiwan
  • Central Kurdish: تایوان
  • Central Kurdish: کۆماری چین
  • Chavacano: Taiwán
  • Chechen: Тайвань
  • Cherokee: ᏔᎢᏩᏂ
  • Cheyenne: Republic of China
  • Cheyenne: Taiwan
  • Chinese: ROC
  • Chinese: ROC 台灣
  • Chinese: Tiong-hoâ Bîn-kok
  • Chinese: Táiwān
  • Chinese: 东中国
  • Chinese: 中华台北
  • Chinese: 中华民国
  • Chinese: 中华民国台湾
  • Chinese: 中华民国自由地区
  • Chinese: 中国台北
  • Chinese: 中国台湾
  • Chinese: 中華台北
  • Chinese: 中華民國
  • Chinese: 中華民國臺灣
  • Chinese: 中華民國(臺灣)
  • Chinese: 台北當局
  • Chinese: 台湾
  • Chinese: 台湾地区
  • Chinese: 台澎金马
  • Chinese: 台灣
  • Chinese: 台灣當局
  • Chinese: 国民党中国
  • Chinese: 民国
  • Chinese: 民國
  • Chinese: 自由中國
  • Chinese: 臺澎金馬
  • Chinese: 臺灣
  • Chinese: 臺灣地區
  • Chinese: 🇹🇼
  • Chuvash: Тайвань
  • Cornish: Taywan
  • Corsican: Taiwan
  • Crimean Tatar: Çin Cumhuriyeti
  • Croatian: Republika Kina
  • Croatian: Tajvan
  • Czech: Taiwan
  • Czech: Tajwan
  • Czech: Tchaj-wan
  • Czech: Čínská republika
  • Danish: Republikken Kina
  • Danish: Taiwan
  • Dhivehi: ޓައިވާން
  • Dhivehi: ޖުމްހޫރީ ޗައިނާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Cumhuriyetê Çini
  • Dotyali: ताइवान
  • Dutch: China
  • Dutch: Chinees Republikeinse
  • Dutch: Chinese Republiek
  • Dutch: Rep china
  • Dutch: Republiek China
  • Dutch: TW
  • Dutch: TWN
  • Dutch: Taiwan
  • Dzongkha: ཏའི་ཝཱན
  • Dzongkha: ཏའི་ཝཱན་
  • Eastern Mari: Тайван
  • Eastern Mari: Тайвань
  • Egyptian Arabic: تايوان
  • Egyptian Arabic: جمهورية الصين
  • English: China (formally known as)
  • English: China, Republic
  • English: Chinese Taipei
  • English: Chunghwa Minkuo
  • English: Chunghwa Minkwo
  • English: Formosa
  • English: Free China
  • English: Free area of the Republic of China
  • English: Nationalist China
  • English: ROC
  • English: Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • English: Republic of China
  • English: TW
  • English: TWN
  • English: Taiwan, Republic of China
  • English: Taiwan ROC
  • English: 🇹🇼
  • Erzya: Китайень Республикась
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Ĉinio
  • Esperanto: Tajvano
  • Estonian: Hiina Vabariik
  • Estonian: Taiwan
  • Ewe: Taiwan
  • Ewe: Taiwan nutome
  • Extremaduran: Repúbrica de China
  • Faroese: Taivan
  • Faroese: Teivan
  • Fiji Hindi: Republic of China
  • Finnish: Kiinan tasavalta
  • Finnish: Taiwan
  • French: Chine nationaliste
  • French: RDC
  • French: République de Chine
  • French: Taïwan
  • French: république de Chine
  • French: république nationaliste de Chine
  • French: 🇹🇼
  • Fulah: Taywaan
  • Gagauz: Kitay Respublikası
  • Galician: Illa de Taiwán
  • Galician: Taiwán
  • Gan Chinese: 中華民國
  • Gan Chinese: 台湾
  • Ganda: Tayiwani
  • Georgian: ტაივანი
  • German: Chinesische Republik
  • German: Nationalchina
  • German: ROC
  • German: Republik China
  • German: Republik China (Taiwan)
  • German: Republik China auf Taiwan
  • German: Taiwan
  • German: Taiwan (Chinesisches Taipei)
  • German: Zhōnghuá Mínguó
  • Goan Konkani: Taiwan
  • Goan Konkani: तैवान
  • Gothic: 𐍄𐌰𐌹̈𐍅𐌰
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία της Κίνας
  • Greek: Ταϊβάν
  • Guarani: Taiuã
  • Guianese Creole French: Taywan
  • Gujarati: ચીની ગણતંત્ર
  • Gujarati: તાઇવાન
  • Haitian: Taywann
  • Hakka Chinese: Chûng-fà Mìn-koet
  • Hakka Chinese: Thòi-vân
  • Hakka Chinese: 中華民國
  • Hausa: Chûng-fà Mìn-koet
  • Hausa: Jamhuriyar Sin
  • Hausa: Taiuana
  • Hausa: Taiwan
  • Hawaiian: Taiuana
  • Hebrew: טאיוואן
  • Hebrew: טייוואן
  • Hindi: चीनी गणराज्य
  • Hindi: ताइवान
  • Hungarian: Kínai Köztársaság
  • Hungarian: Tajvan
  • Icelandic: Lýðveldið Kína
  • Icelandic: Taívan
  • Ido: Republiko di Chinia
  • Iloko: Taiwan
  • Inari Sami: Taiwan
  • Indonesian: Nasionalis China
  • Indonesian: Nasionalis Cina
  • Indonesian: Nasionalis Tiongkok
  • Indonesian: Republik China
  • Indonesian: Republik Cina
  • Indonesian: Republik Tiongkok
  • Indonesian: Taiwan
  • Indonesian: Tionghoa Taipei
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Republica de China
  • Interlingue: Taiwan
  • Irish: An Téaváin
  • Irish: an Téaváin
  • Italian: Formosa
  • Italian: Isola di Formosa
  • Italian: Repubblica di Cina (RDC)
  • Italian: Taiwan
  • Jamaican Creole English: Ripoblik a Chaina
  • Jamaican Creole English: Taiwan
  • Japanese: 中華民国
  • Japanese: 台湾
  • Japanese: 台灣
  • Japanese: 国府中国
  • Japanese: 自由中国
  • Javanese: Républik Cina
  • Kabardian: Хъутей Республикэ
  • Kabiyè: Tayɩwanɩ
  • Kalaallisut: Taiwan
  • Kalmyk: Китдин Орн
  • Kannada: ಚೀನಿ ಗಣರಾಜ್ಯ
  • Kannada: ಟೈವಾನ್
  • Kannada: ಥೈವಾನ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Tayvan
  • Kashubian: Tajwan
  • Kazakh: Тайвань
  • Kazakh: Тайуан
  • Khmer: តៃវ៉ាន់
  • Kikuyu: Taiwani
  • Kinyarwanda: Tayiwani
  • Kirghiz: Тайвань
  • Korean: 대만
  • Korean: 중화민국
  • Korean: 타이완
  • Kurdish: Taywan
  • Kurdish: تایوان
  • Ladin: Taiwan
  • Ladino: Repuvlika de Kina
  • Lao: Taiwan
  • Lao: Tâi-oân
  • Lao: ປະເທດໄຕ້ຫວັນ
  • Lao: ໄຕ້ຫວັນ
  • Latin: Formosa
  • Latin: Res publica Sinarum
  • Latvian: Taivāna
  • Latvian: Ķīnas Republika
  • Ligurian: Taiwan
  • Limburgan: Republiek China
  • Lingala: Taiwan
  • Lingala: Taiwanin
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Taiuan
  • Literary Chinese: 中華民國
  • Literary Chinese: 台灣
  • Lithuanian: Taivanas
  • Lombard: Taiwan
  • Low German: Republiek China
  • Lower Sorbian: Republika Chinska
  • Lower Sorbian: Republika Chinskeje
  • Luba-Katanga: Taiwani
  • Luxembourgish: Chineesesch Republik
  • Luxembourgish: Republik China
  • Luxembourgish: Taiwan
  • Macedonian: Република Кина
  • Macedonian: Тајван
  • Macedonian: Тјаван
  • Maithili: ताइवान
  • Malagasy: Taioana
  • Malagasy: Taioàna
  • Malagasy: Taiwan
  • Malay: Pulau Taiwan
  • Malay: ROC
  • Malay: Republik China
  • Malay: Republik China di Taiwan
  • Malay: Taiwan
  • Malayalam: തായ്‌വാന്‍
  • Malayalam: തായ്‌വാൻ
  • Maltese: Tajwan
  • Manipuri: ꯇꯥꯏꯋꯥꯟ
  • Manx: Pobblaght ny Sheen
  • Maori: Taiwana
  • Marathi: चीनचे प्रजासत्ताक
  • Marathi: तैवान
  • Mazanderani: تایوان
  • Min Dong Chinese: Dài-uăng
  • Min Dong Chinese: Dṳ̆ng-huà Mìng-guók
  • Min Dong Chinese: 中華民國
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tiong-hoa Bîn-kok
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tiong-hoâ Bîn-kok
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tiong-hôa-bîn-kok
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tiong-hôa Bîn-kok
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tionghoa Binkok
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tâi-oân
  • Minangkabau: Taiwan
  • Mingrelian: ტაივანი
  • Mongolian: Бүгд Найрамдах Хятад Улс
  • Mongolian: Тайвань
  • Mongolian: ꯇꯥꯏꯋꯥꯟ
  • Moroccan Arabic: طايوان
  • Nauru: Republik Tsiene
  • Ndonga: Taiwan
  • Nepali: ताइवान
  • North Ndebele: Thayiwani
  • Northern Frisian: Taiwan
  • Northern Luri: تایوان
  • Northern Luri: تایڤان
  • Northern Sami: Taiwan
  • Norwegian: Republikken Kina
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Kina
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Taiwan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Republikken Kina
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Taiwan
  • Novial: Republike de China
  • Occitan (post 1500): Republica de China
  • Occitan (post 1500): Taiwan
  • Oriya: ତାଇୱାନ
  • Oriya: ତାଇୱାନ୍
  • Ossetian: Китайы Республикæ
  • Pali: तैवान
  • Pampanga: Republic of China
  • Pampanga: Republika ning Tsina
  • Panjabi: ਚੀਨ ਗਣਰਾਜ
  • Panjabi: ਤਾਇਵਾਨ
  • Panjabi: ਤਾਈਵਾਨ
  • Papiamento: Republika di China
  • Persian: تایوان
  • Pfaelzisch: Taiwan
  • Pfaelzisch: Taiwon
  • Picard: Taïwan
  • Piemontese: Taiwan
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Repablik o' Shiina
  • Polish: Republika Chińska
  • Polish: Tajwan
  • Portuguese: Ilha Formosa
  • Portuguese: República da China
  • Portuguese: Taiwan
  • Pushto: تایوان
  • Pushto: د چين جمهوريت
  • Quechua: Chunwa Republika
  • Romanian: Taiwan
  • Romansh: Taiwan
  • Rundi: Tayiwani
  • Russia Buriat: Бүгэдэ Найрамдаха Хитад Улас
  • Russian: Китай
  • Russian: Китайская Республика
  • Russian: Китайская Республика Тайвань
  • Russian: Китайский Тайбэй
  • Russian: Республика Китай
  • Russian: Тайвань
  • Russian: Чжунхуа Миньго
  • Rusyn: Тайван
  • Samoan: Saina Taipei
  • Samogitian: Taivans
  • Sango: Tâiwâni
  • Sanskrit: तैवान
  • Santali: ᱛᱟᱭᱣᱟᱱ
  • Sardinian: Taiwan
  • Saterfriesisch: Republik China
  • Scots: Republic o Cheenae
  • Scots: Taiwan
  • Scottish Gaelic: Poblachd na Sìne
  • Scottish Gaelic: Taidh-Bhàn
  • Serbian: Република Кина
  • Serbian: Тајван
  • Serbo-Croatian: Republika Kina
  • Serbo-Croatian: Tajvan
  • Shan: ထၢႆႇဝၢၼ်း
  • Shona: Taiwan
  • Sicilian: Taiwan
  • Silesian: Republika Chińsko
  • Sindhi: تائيوان
  • Sinhala: තායිවානය
  • Slovak: Taiwan
  • Slovak: Tajwan
  • Slovenian: Republika Kitajska
  • Slovenian: Tajvan
  • Somali: Taywaan
  • Somali: Taywan
  • South Azerbaijani: تایوان
  • Southern Altai: Тайвань
  • Spanish: China Nacionalista
  • Spanish: China Taipei
  • Spanish: China Taipéi
  • Spanish: Republica de China
  • Spanish: República de China
  • Spanish: Taiwan
  • Spanish: Taiwán
  • Sundanese: Républik Tiongkok
  • Swahili: Jamhuri ya China
  • Swahili: Taiwani
  • Swati: IThayiwani
  • Swedish: Taiwan
  • Swiss German: Republik China
  • Tagalog: Heograpiya ng Taiwan
  • Tagalog: Republika ng Tsina
  • Tagalog: Taiwan
  • Tajik: Тайван
  • Tamil: சீனக் குடியரசு
  • Tamil: தைவான்
  • Taroko: Taiwan
  • Tatar: Кытай Республикасы
  • Tatar: Кытай Җөмһүрияте
  • Tatar: Тайва́нь
  • Telugu: టైవాన్
  • Telugu: తైవాన్
  • Tetum: Taiwán
  • Thai: ประเทศไต้หวัน
  • Thai: ไต้หวัน
  • Tibetan: ཐའེ་ཝན།
  • Tigrinya: ታይዋን
  • Tok Pisin: Ripablik bilong Saina
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Taiuani
  • Tosk Albanian: Republik China
  • Tunisian Arabic: تايوان
  • Turkish: Tayvan
  • Turkish: Çin Cumhuriyeti
  • Turkmen: Taýwan
  • Udmurt: Тайвань
  • Uighur: تەيۋەن
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Китай
  • Ukrainian: Тайва́нь
  • Ukrainian: Тайвань
  • Upper Sorbian: Chinska republika
  • Upper Sorbian: Republika Chinska
  • Upper Sorbian: Taiwan
  • Urdu: تائیوان
  • Urdu: جمہوریۂ چین
  • Uzbek: Tayvan
  • Uzbek: Xitoy Respublikasi
  • Venetian: Republica de Cina
  • Veps: Taivan'
  • Veps: Taivan
  • Vietnamese: Cộng hòa Trung Hoa
  • Vietnamese: Cộng hòa Trung Quốc
  • Vietnamese: THDQ
  • Vietnamese: Trung Hoa Dân Quốc
  • Vietnamese: Trung Hoa Đài Bắc
  • Vietnamese: Đài Bắc Trung Hoa
  • Vietnamese: Đài Loan
  • Vlaams: Taiwan
  • Volapük: Tayvän
  • Võro: Hiina Vabariik
  • Võro: Taivan
  • Võro: Taiwan
  • Waray (Philippines): Republika han Tsina
  • Welsh: Taiwan
  • Western Balochi: تایوان
  • Western Frisian: Taiwan
  • Western Panjabi: تائیوان
  • Wolof: Taaywaan
  • Wu Chinese: 中华民国
  • Wu Chinese: 台湾
  • Yakut: Кытай Республиката
  • Yakut: Кытай Өрөспүүбүлүкэтэ
  • Yiddish: טייוואן
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ̀-èdè Olómìnira ilẹ̀ Ṣáínà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Taiwani
  • Yue Chinese: 中華民國
  • Yue Chinese:
  • Yue Chinese: 台北政府
  • Yue Chinese: 台北當局
  • Yue Chinese: 台灣
  • Yue Chinese: 自由中國
  • Yue Chinese:
  • Yue Chinese: 臺北政府
  • Yue Chinese: 臺北當局
  • Yue Chinese: 臺灣
  • Zeeuws: Taiwan
  • Zhuang: Cunghvaz Minzgoz
  • Zulu: i-Taiwan
  • Chung-hua Min-kuo
  • Republiko Chinia
  • Taihuan
  • Taiwan, Province of China
  • Қытай Республикасы
  • רעפובליק פון כינע

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