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CHINA. Taiwan Taiwan or Formosa, island in East Asia, and, since the Communist victory in 1949 on the Chinese mainland, the seat of the Chinese Nationalist.

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2 Taiwan Taiwan or Formosa, island in East Asia, and, since the Communist victory in 1949 on the Chinese mainland, the seat of the Chinese Nationalist government (not recognized by the People's Republic of China). It is separated from the Chinese mainland by the Taiwan (Formosa) Strait and is bordered on the north by the East China Sea, on the east by the Pacific Ocean, and on the south by the South China Sea. In addition to the island of Taiwan, the nation includes the or Pescadores, the small Quemoy Islands off the mainland city of Amoy (Xiamen), and the Matsu group off Fuzhou (Foochow). The People's Republic of China claims Taiwan as one of the provinces of its republic. The area of Taiwan is about 36,000 sq km (13,900 sq mi). The capital and largest city of Taiwan is T'aipei.

3 Official Name- Republic of China (Taiwan) Capital City- Taipei Languages- Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese, Hakka dialects Official Currency- Taiwan Dollar Religions- Buddhist, Confucian, Taoist, others Population- 22,412,000 Land Area- 32,260 sq km (12,456 sq miles)

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5 Taiwan is an island, but she has a lot of mountains. Our nickname is Formosa, given by the Portuguese in It means the Beautiful. Taroko is famous for its marble gorge. Sincerely, Kim Yang and Students

6 Kim Yang’sStudents Mago Katy Daniel Jack Annie Emily Sammy Kiki Peter Steven George Mandy HowadHenry Joyce Luke Rebeca Jepson

7 Taiwan Students Peter Steven George Mandy Howad Henry Luke Joyce Rebeca Jepson Mago Katy Daniel Jack Annie Emily Sammy Kiki

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9 Greetings from Taiwan! On the front you can see “Taipei 1-0-1” It is the tallest Skyscraper in the world, 508 meters. It also has the fastest elevators in the world. They take visitors to the observatory deck in 35 sec. Our elementary school has 3500 students and over 100 classes. We have to wear uniforms to school. Our school lunch is usually rice or noodles with vegetables and some little meat.

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11 Taiwan-China Taiwan has a lot of temples and pagodas. Most Taiwanese are Taoists. This is a famous Taoism temple in Taipei. Taiwan is home to 23 million people. Our official languages is Chinese.

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