Interesting Facts About Taiwan

Interesting facts about Taiwan:

  • Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, is a state in East Asia.
  • Originally based in mainland China, the Republic of China now governs the island of Taiwan (formerly known as Formosa), which makes up over 99% of its current territory, as well as Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu, and other minor islands.
  • Neighboring states include the People’s Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east and northeast, and the Philippines to the south.
  • Taipei is the capital and economic and cultural center of the country, while New Taipei is the most populous city.
  • While Monterey Park is no longer the major Taiwanese community in Los Angeles today, Flushing remains the main vibrant Taiwanese cultural, commercial, and political center in New York City. In Los Angeles County, California, newer communities such as Rowland Heights, Hacienda Heights, Arcadia, San Marino, Diamond Bar, Walnut, San Gabriel, Temple City, give the ambience of “Little Taipei” .
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