Taiwan Geography and Population

Taiwan (Geography) Taiwan consists of the main island and many smaller islands, including Penghu Lietao (Pescadors), Mazu and Qimei (Quemoy). The latter two, which are close to mainland China, are heavily fortified and have been the subject of repeated tensions in the area. East of a fault line that runs through the island, lies the […]

Sights of Taiwan

Sights of Taiwan

The island of Taiwan, located in East Asia, has been a sovereign state since the end of World War II, now also known as the Republic of China. This also includes the smaller archipelagos of Matsu, Kinmen and Wuciou. Previously, the island of Taiwan was known as Formosa. Where China and Taiwan (Republic of China) […]

Taiwan Economy

Taiwan Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data Even during the global coronavirus pandemic, Taiwan is showing unprecedented economic growth, 5.7% in 2021, and growth of 3.2% is calculated for 2022, or 2.3% for 2023. The growth potential lies mainly in the orientation of the Taiwanese economy towards […]

Taiwan Visa

Taiwan Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Taiwan Documents for obtaining visas to the Republic of China in Taiwan are accepted by the Representation of the Taipei-Moscow Coordinating Commission for Economic and Cultural Cooperation, visas are issued there. The representative office in Moscow is located at: 103050, Tverskaya st. Reception of documents is carried out from […]

History in Taiwan

History in Taiwan

Until the 17th century Taiwan is only sporadically mentioned in Chinese history. At the beginning of the XVII century. Dutch and Spanish explorers established settlements on the island’s west coast. In 1661, Zheng Chenggong, also known as Koxinga, who fled from mainland China, conquered the island from the Dutch. After 20 years, the island was […]

Taiwan History

Taiwan History

Inhabited by groups of Indonesian origin, the island of Taiwan hosted Chinese settlements starting from the 14th century. Reached in 1623 by the Dutch, in 1683 it became part of the Chinese Empire. Annexed in 1895 by Japan, it returned to China in 1945. The nationalist government of Guomindang, defeated by the communist revolution in […]

Taiwan - Republic of China Society

Taiwan – Republic of China Society

Taiwan, also known as Chinese Taipei and officially the Republic of China. It is an island of about 36,000 km 2, located off the coast of the Chinese province of Fujian, separated from it by the Taiwan Strait. To the north is the East China Sea and to the south the South China Sea, while the eastern coast of the island is washed […]

South Korea

The Countries of East Asia

The largest country is China, whose landscape is diverse and is criss-crossed by mountains, plateaus, hilly countries and deserts. The mountains include the Altai Mountains, the Daba Mountains, the Helan Mountains and the Taihang Mountains. The most important rivers in China include the 6,400 km long Yangtze River, which is the longest in Asia, the […]