Taiwan

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PROFILE
  • Area: 35,980 sq. km (13,892 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 23,464,787 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 0.2% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 80.1 years (2016)
  • Languages: Mandarin Chinese (official), Taiwanese (Min), Hakka dialects
  • Religions: mixture of Buddhist and Taoist 93%, Christian 4.5%, other 2.5%
  • Alternate names: Chung-hua Min-kuo, Republic of China, ROC, T'ai-wan, Zhonghua Minguo
  • Government type: semi-presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President TSAI Ing-wen; head of government: Premier (President of the Executive Yuan) LIN Chuan
  • Capital: Taipei
  • Administrative divisions: 13 counties, 3 cities, and 6 special municipalities
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $46,800 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: semiconductors, petrochemicals, automobile/auto parts, ships, wireless communication equipment, flat display displays, steel, electronics, plastics, computers
  • Imports: oil/petroleum, semiconductors, natural gas, coal, steel, computers, wireless communication equipment, automobiles, fine chemicals, textiles
  • Currency: New Taiwan dollar (TWD)
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