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Formal Name Taiwan
Capital Taipei
Main Cities Kaohsiung, Taichung
Official Language Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese
Currency New Taiwan dollars (TWD)
Dialling Code +886
Emergency numbers 119 (ambulance, fire), 110 (police)
Time Zone UTC+8
Daylight Savings Time No DST
Units of Measure Metric System
Electricity 110 Volts at 60 Hz, plug types A, B
Government Multiparty democracy
Population 23,299,716 (July 2013 est.)
Climate Tropical; marine; rainy season during southwest monsoon (June to August); cloudiness is persistent and extensive all year
Land Surface 32,260 sq Km
Coastline 1,566.3 Km
Taiwanese flag Taiwanese flag


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