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Capital: Taipei

Population

Population of main urban agglomerations: New Taipei City (4,031,000); Taichung (2,820,800); Kaohsiung (2,766,000); Taipei (2,602,500); Taoyuan (2,268,800); Tainan (1,875,000); Hsinchu (451,500); Keelung (367,600); Chiayi (266,000); Changhua (231,400)
Ethnic Origins: About 84% Taiwanese (including around 15 to 20% of Hakka background), 14% from mainland Chinese backgrounds and 2% from indigenous origins. (National Statistics)
Official Language: Mandarin Chinese
Other Languages Spoken: Taiwanese Hokkien, Taiwanese Hakka
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Taiwan is highly diversified in terms of religious faith, with the practice of Buddhism, Daoism, Christianity, Mormonism, the Unification Church, Islam and Hinduism, as well as native sects such as Yiguandao and others.

Local Time:

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National Currency: New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)

Country Overview

Type of State: Taiwan has for all practical purposes been independent for half a century but China considers it as a part of its territory and wants it re-united with the mainland. Legally, most nations and even the United Nations (UN) acknowledge the position of the Chinese government that Taiwan is a province of China.
Type of Economy: High-income economy, emerging financial market.
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Taiwan, China

Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To call from Taiwan, China, dial 002
To call Taiwan, China, dial +886
Internet Suffix: .tw
Computers: 57.5 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 68.7 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 76.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 230,568259,266286,333287,164288,053
Exports of Goods (million USD) 280,321317,249335,909330,622347,193
Imports of Services (million USD) 52,40752,77156,18256,28937,306
Exports of Services (million USD) 41,44344,72149,83251,47540,992

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data

 

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