National Symbols of Taiwan

Taiwan is a country in Asia. It shares borders with the following countries: China, Philippines, Japan, . The capital of Taiwan is Taipei.

The official language is Mandarin Chinese and the New Taiwan dollar is the currency of the Taiwan. The domain is .tw and the country code is +886.

National day is celebrated on 10 Oct 1960. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Taiwan is no exception.

In Taiwan, Baseball is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Taiwanese people. Bubble Tea is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Taiwan. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Loa Ho, Du Fu, Li Bai, Lu Xun represent a national Taiwanese symbol.

The country was founded by Sun Yat-sen. .

In Taiwan the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 110 V, 220 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Taiwanese national anthem was written by Hú Hànmín and composed by Chéng Màoyún.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of China (ROC)
Alternative name(s) Taiwan (common, English)
Regional location Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China
Country name etymology "Taiwan" is the shorthand common name for the Republic of China since 1949.
Climate tropical; marine; rainy season during southwest monsoon (June to August); cloudiness is persistent and extensive all year
Terrain eastern two-thirds mostly rugged mountains; flat to gently rolling plains in west
Population 23,816,775
National Day 10 Oct 1960
Language(s) Mandarin Chinese
Religion Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity
Country code +886
Literacy rate 98.7%
Currency New Taiwan dollar
Capital city Taipei
Domain(TLD) .tw
Ethnicity Han Chinese, Hoklo, Hakka, Waishengren
Head of government Premier
Nationality Taiwanese
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format yyy/mm/dd
Total area 36,197 km2 (13,976 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+8 (National Standard Time)
Average elevation 1,150 m (3,773 ft)
Coastline 1,566.3 Km
Mains electricity 110 V, 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Taiwan

Flag map of Taiwan

Motto of Taiwan

No official motto

National animal of Taiwan

The National animal of Taiwan is Formosan black bear (unofficial)

National Animal of Taiwan - Formosan black bear (unofficial)

National flower of Taiwan

The National flower of Taiwan is Plum Blossom. Botanical name is Prunus mume.

National flower of Taiwan - Plum Blossom

National bird of Taiwan

The National bird of Taiwan is Taiwan blue magpie

National bird of Taiwan - Taiwan blue magpie

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Neighbouring countries of Taiwan

Taiwanese Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

To know how to do it is simple, the difficulty is in doing it.

a candle lights others and consumes itself.

A tiger never returns to his prey he did not finish off.

Judge not the horse by his saddle.

Attack is the best defense.

If you don’t scale the mountain, you can’t view the plain.

The spirit goes on foot.

Great business is good; to sit and sip this glass is better.

A fool judges people by the presents they give him.

The more souls the more gossip.

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