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Taiwan Of the coast of China you will find Taiwan, with a landscape mostly consisting mountains, but that doesnt make it less interesting. Walk through the forests from one village to another and experience the lifestyle of the people, go to Queens head and see the fantastic rock formations, or visit the city Taipei, with museums of history and architecture and not to forget a collection of Chinese art treasures.

Area: 36.189 Km²
Population: 22.370.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 618 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Republic
Capital: Taipei (2.625.000 pop.)
Major cities: Kaohsiung 1.425.000 pop., Taichung 858.000 pop., Tainan 685.000 pop., Panchiao 480.000 pop., Keelung 350.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Taiwanese 84,5%, Chinese immigrants 14%, Malay and Polynesian aborigenes 1,5%
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Yushan 3997 m
Principal rivers: Lao Nung Chi
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: Formosa 35.980 Km², Chinmen Quemoy, Pescadores Islands
Climate: Tropical

Language: Chinese (official), Taiwanese, English
Religion: Buddhist, Taoist
Currency: New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 2/1, 3/1, 29/3, 1/7, 28/9, 10/10, 25/10, 31/10, 12/11
Dialling code: 00886
GMT: +8

World Heritage List: -