Taiwan

Taiwan

Capital – Taipei
Population - 22,894,384
Area - 35,980 km²
Density - 636.31 / km²
Currency - TWD
Official language – mandarin
Taiwan is located in East Asia. Neighboring states include China to the west, Japan to the east and northeast, and the Philippines to the south. Taiwan is presently administered by China. The island is blessed with a coastline that provides an azure beauty. The Central Mountain Range runs along a part of the island providing a perfect backdrop to the hillside towns. The island produces an opulent store of natural vegetation that is home to a variety of insects and animals while the waters of the Pacific bear a vast resource of marine animals and valuable corals. The most popular tourist attractions in the Taiwan include Yang Min Shan N. P. - popular for its hot springs, wonderful flora and wildlife and spas, Taroko Gorge - a majestic canyon with a length of 19 km, Lung Shan Temple - impressive for its architecture and religious practices and Taipei 101 - a skyscraper composed of 101 floors.