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Outline of Taiwan

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Outline of Taiwan

The location of Taiwan.
An enlargeable relief map of Taiwan.
An enlargeable basic map of Taiwan.
An enlargeable topographic map of Taiwan.

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Taiwan:

TaiwanWTO and APEC. The 19th-largest economy in the world,[1][2] its high-tech industry plays a key role in the global economy.

General reference

Geography of Taiwan

Environment of Taiwan

Satellite photograph of Taiwan taken by MODIS aboard NASA's Terra satellite).
Yehliu is a peninsula on the north coast of Taiwan, famous for the curious shapes carved along its shoreline by sea erosion.

Geographic features of Taiwan

Regions of Taiwan

Ecoregions of Taiwan

Administrative divisions of Taiwan

Taipei Neihu Technology Park.
A paifang in Zhongxing New Village. Zhongxing New Village is the capital of the Taiwan Province.
East Gate of Hsinchu City.
Fengyuan Station is a train station of Taichung Line, part of Taiwan's Western main rail line. It's the main station of Fengyuan District, Taichung City.
Main articles: Administrative divisions of the Republic of China and List of cities in Taiwan
Administrative divisions of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
1st Level Special municipalities (6) Provinces (streamlined) (2) 22
2nd Level Provincial cities (3) Counties (13)
3rd Level Districts (170) County-controlled cities (12) Townships (188) 368

Demography of Taiwan

Government and politics of Taiwan

Main article: Government of the Republic of China and Politics of the Republic of China

Elections in Taiwan

Taiwan policy and ideology

Political parties

Branches of government

The government of the Republic of China has 5 branches, called "Yuan".

Executive Yuan

Legislative Yuan

Judicial Yuan

Control Yuan

Examination Yuan

Foreign relations of Taiwan

International organization membership

The Republic of China is a member of:

The Republic of China is excluded from:

  • United Nations
    • The Republic of China was a founding member of the UN, but was expelled in 1971 in favor of the PRC, through UNGA Resolution 2758
    • On 23 July 2007, the Republic of China's (15th) request to join the UN was rejected.[3]

Law and order

Political/Legal Status of Taiwan

Legal Documentation of Taiwan Status


ROC Navy Kang Ding-class (Lafayette-class) frigate with S-70C helicopter.


History of Taiwan

Main articles: History of Taiwan, History of the Republic of China

By period

By region

By subject

Historical figures

Culture of Taiwan

Taiwan Pride 2005, a gay pride parade on Zhongxiao East Road in Taipei.

Arts in Taiwan

Mass Media of Taiwan

Museums in Taiwan

Religion in Taiwan

Sports in Taiwan

Economy and infrastructure of Taiwan

Taipei is the Republic of China's capital city and financial center. Taipei 101 was the world's tallest building from 2004 to 2010, but now ranks third.
KwanDu Bridge, Taipei.

Education and research in Taiwan

Research Institutes

Nobel Laureates

See also


  1. ^ CIA World Factbook- GDP (PPP)
  2. ^
  3. ^ 2007

External links

  • Outline of Taiwan travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • Central Weather Bureau – local weather and earthquake reports
  • Satellite view of Taiwan at WikiMapia
  • Statistics of Taiwan
  • Office of the President
  • Control Yuan
  • Examination Yuan
  • Executive Yuan
  • Government Information Office
  • Judicial Yuan
  • Legislative Yuan
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • National Assembly
  • Taipei Economic & Cultural Representative Office in the U.S.
  • Taiwan e-Government
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