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|Administrative divisions:||includes main island of Taiwan plus smaller islands nearby and off coast of China's Fujian Province; Taiwan is divided into 18 counties (hsien , singular and plural) , 5 municipalities (shih , singular and plural) , and 2 special municipalities (chuan-shih , singular and plural) note: Taiwan uses a variety of romanization systems; while a modified Wade-Giles system still dominates , the city of Taipei has adopted a Pinyin romanization for street and place names within its boundaries; other local authorities use different romanization systems; names for administrative divisions that follow are taken from the Taiwan Yearbook 2007 published by the Government Information Office in Taipei. counties: Changhua , Chiayi [county] , Hsinchu , Hualien , Kaohsiung [county] , Kinmen , Lienchiang , Miaoli , Nantou , Penghu , Pingtung , Taichung , Tainan , Taipei [county] , Taitung , Taoyuan , Yilan , and Yunlin municipalities: Chiayi [city] , Hsinchu , Keelung , Taichung , Tainan special municipalities: Kaohsiung [city] , Taipei [city]|
|Area:||total: 35 ,980 sq km land: 32 ,260 sq km water: 3 ,720 sq km note: includes the Pescadores , Matsu , and Quemoy islands|
|Background:||In 1895 , military defeat forced China to cede Taiwan to Japan. Taiwan reverted to Chinese control after World War II. Following the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949 , 2 million Nationalists fled to Taiwan and established a government using the 1946 constitution drawn up for all of China. Over the next five decades , the ruling authorities gradually democratized and incorporated the local population within the governing structure. In 2000 , Taiwan underwent its first peaceful transfer of power from the Nationalist to the Democratic Progressive Party. Throughout this period , the island prospered and became one of East Asia's economic "Tigers." The dominant political issues continue to be the relationship between Taiwan and China - specifically the question of eventual unification - as well as domestic political and economic reform.|
|Flag description:||red field with a dark blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing a white sun with 12 triangular rays|
|Capital:||name: Taipei geographic coordinates: 25 03 N , 121 30 E time difference: UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)|
|Climate:||tropical; marine; rainy season during southwest monsoon (June to August); cloudiness is persistent and extensive all year|
|Ethnic groups:||Taiwanese (including Hakka) 84% , mainland Chinese 14% , indigenous 2%|
|Geographic coordinates:||23 30 N , 121 00 E|
|Geography note:||strategic location adjacent to both the Taiwan Strait and the Luzon Strait|
|Government type:||multiparty democracy|
|Imports partners:||Japan 22.1% , US 13% , China 10.9% , South Korea 7.3% , Saudi Arabia 4.8% , Singapore 4.5% (2007)|
|Internet country code:||.tw|
|Land boundaries:||1 ,566.3 km|
|Neighbouring countries:||0 km|
|Languages:||Mandarin Chinese (official) , Taiwanese (Min) , Hakka dialects|
|Location:||Eastern Asia , islands bordering the East China Sea , Philippine Sea , South China Sea , and Taiwan Strait , north of the Philippines , off the southeastern coast of China|
|Map references:||Southeast Asia|
|National holiday:||Republic Day (Anniversary of the Chinese Revolution) , 10 October (1911)|
|Nationality:||noun: Taiwan (singular and plural) note: example - he or she is from Taiwan; they are from Taiwan adjective: Taiwan|
|Natural hazards:||earthquakes and typhoons|
|Population:||22 ,920 ,946 (July 2008 est.)|
|Religions:||mixture of Buddhist and Taoist 93% , Christian 4.5% , other 2.5%|
|Terrain:||eastern two-thirds mostly rugged mountains; flat to gently rolling plains in west|
|Unemployment rate:||3.9% (2007 est.)|
Capital of Taiwan
T\'ai-pei (click to view T\'ai-pei Google map)
Places in Taiwan
Browse the online directory of Satellite City Maps.com for administrative regions in Taiwan below. Places in country Taiwan are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2, eventually up to level 3 administrative regions. Click on the name of the place to view it on Google map, or with satellite images.
Kao-hsiung Shih (111 + I Google map locations)
T'ai-pei Shih (264 + I Google map locations)
Taiwan Province (12075 + I Google map locations)
Random cities in TaiwanT\'ai-pei, the capital city of Taiwan.
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