About Taiwan

About Taiwan


The Heart of Asia

Taiwan is an island of approximately 36,000 square kilometers, about the size of the Netherlands. It is situated southwest of Japan, north of the Philippines, and about 180 kilometers off the southeastern coast of mainland China. The ROC’s territory consists of Taiwan proper, as well as Kinmen, Matsu, Penghu and other minor islands.

Climate Subtropical (mean temperature 18°C in winter, 28°C in summer). Check the current conditions and latest weather forecast at the Central Weather Bureau.
Capital Taipei City
Other major cities New Taipei City, Taoyuan, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung
Official language Mandarin
National currency New Taiwan Dollar (NT$ or TWD)
Time zone UTC+8 Hours
Country calling 886
Electricity AC 110V/60Hz

Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
01/23 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sun and clouds mixed. High 64F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
01/24 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 69F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday
01/25 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 72F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
Overcast
Saturday
01/26 20%
Overcast
Overcast. High 61F. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday
01/27 0%
Mostly Cloudy
Mainly cloudy. High 63F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph.

Local attractions in Taipei

If you like Local Foods & Shopping


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If you like Art & Cultural Centers


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If you like Natural Attractions & Hot Spring


Yangmingshan

Hot Spring Area

Yangmingshan

Zhongshan Hall

Information source: taipeitravel.net
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The sound of Taipei (Taipei Soundscape Program)