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Anthem: 中華民國國歌
Zhōnghuá Mínguó guógē
"National Anthem of the Republic of China"

Flag anthem中華民國國旗歌
Zhōnghuá Míngúo Gúoqígē
"National Flag Anthem of the Republic of China"
National seal

中華民國之璽.svg
National flower:
Meihua ROC.svg
梅花
Méihuā
Plum blossom
Island of Taiwan (orthographic projection).svg
Republic of China (orthographic projection).svg
CapitalTaipei[a][2]
25°04′N121°31′E / 25.067°N 121.517°E / 25.067; 121.517
Largest cityNew Taipei
National languages[c]
Ethnic groups
Religion
Demonym(s)Taiwanese[7]
Chinese (historical)[8]
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialconstitutionalrepublic
Tsai Ing-wen
Lai Ching-te
• Premier
Su Tseng-chang
Yu Shyi-kun
Chen Chu
Hsu Tzong-li
Huang Jong-tsun
LegislatureLegislative Yuan
Formation
• Establishment
1 January 1912
25 October 1945
25 December 1947
7 December 1949
16 July 1992
Area
• Total
36,197 km2 (13,976 sq mi)[9][7]
Population
• 2020 estimate
23,568,378 [10] (56th)
• 2010 census
23,123,866[11]
• Density
650/km2 (1,683.5/sq mi) (10th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
Decrease $1.276 trillion[12] (21st)
• Per capita
Decrease $54,019[12] (15th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
Increase $635.547 billion[12] (21st)
• Per capita
Increase $26,910[12] (32nd)
Gini (2017)Negative increase 34.1[13]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.911[14]
very high
CurrencyNew Taiwan dollar (NT$) (TWD)
Time zoneUTC+8 (National Standard Time)
Date format
Mains electricity110 V–60 Hz[e]
Driving sideright
Calling code+886
ISO 3166 codeTW
Internet TLD

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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