Brief Facts About Taiwan

Taiwan is a small island nation 180km east of China with modern cities, traditional Chinese temples, hot springs resorts and dramatic mountainous terrain.

Capital: Taipei
Dialing code: +886
Currency: New Taiwan dollar
Official script: Traditional Chinese; Formosan Latin alphabet;
Official languages: Mandarin Chinese, Standard Mandarin

Taipei, the country’s capital in the north, is known for its busy night markets

Taiwanese answer funny English names like Ant, Lion, Circle, etc.

Major Cities:

  • New Taipei City
  • Kaohsiung
  • Taichung
  • Tainan

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