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Location: Asia
Taipei (2.640.000 inhab.)
Main Cities:
Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan, Keelung, Hsinchu, Chungho, Sanchung
36,202 km2
1 new Taiwan dollar = 100 cents
Mandarin Chinese
Buddhist, Taoist, Christian
The Independence's Year:
Mt.Yushan (3997 m.)



The country is constituted from an island of the China Sea, separated from China by the Taiwan Strait.
The territory is mountainous, with a chain of reliefs that cuts the island in longitudinal sense and that touches lightly the 4.000 meters msl (Mt. Yushan 3.997 meters). The nation was constituted by the general Chiang Kai-shek that in 1949 remedied on the island (then Formosa) after the proclamation of the Chinese Popular Republic.
The democracy is arrived at Taiwan only in 1987 and only in 1991 the state of mobilization toward the Chinese Popular Republic ceased.
Today Taiwan is a rich country, with economic constant growth and low unemployment, despite the numerous population (density: 600 inhab/ Kmq).

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Cibo di strada Grattacieli a Taipei Il Castello olandese a Tainan Il Chiang Kai Shek Memorial

Il Geoparco di Yiehliu Kaohsiung La costa nord occidentale Lanterne

Taipei Teatro a Tainan Tempio di Confucio a Taipei Templi a Kaohsiung

Il Taipei 101 Le Gole di Taroko Pagoda a Tainan Pagode allo Stagno del Loto Pagode Porta di tempio

Photographies to greater solution can be found to the page Central and Oriental Asia Gallery