Taiwan

Taiwan's flagLocation: East Asia
Official name: Taiwan / Republic of China (ROC)
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1949 / 1949
Capital city: Taipei
Population: 23.1 million / 1852 people per sq mile (715 people per sq km)
Total land area: 13,892 square miles (35,980 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Amoy Chinese, Mandarin Chinese (official language), Hakka Chinese
Main religions: Buddhist, Confucianist, and Taoist 93%, Christian 5%, Other 2%
Ethnic mix: Han (pre-20th-century migration)
84%, Han (20th-century migration) 14%, Aboriginal 2%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Taiwan dollar = 100 cents
Literacy rate: 98%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): Not available


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