Taiwan is an island next to China, in its South East part.

- it has 39k km2 and 23 million people
- ex colony owned by the Dutch, then by the Chinese, Japanese and again by the Chinese. Independent state since 1955, with its own constitution, even though the Chinese officials consider them rebels. It's complicated, due to long and tumultuos history
- the official language is Chinese, the capital is in Taipei. It has 5 cities with at least 1 million people, 3.9M live in the most populated one.
- driving is on the right side of the road, official time is GMT+8.
- it has one of the most advanced economies in the worls, currency is New Taiwan dollar: 1 euro = 40 TWD

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