Taiwan

Taiwan is located in Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China. 

Population (2014 est) – 23,359,928
Area – 22,360 mi
Capital – Taipei

Ethnic Background 

  • Taiwanese (including Hakka) - 84% 
  • Mainland Chinese - 14% 
  • Indigenous - 2%

Exports - electronics, flat panels, machinery; metals; textiles, plastics, chemicals; optical, photographic, measuring, and medical instruments
Imports - electronics, machinery, crude petroleum, precision instruments, organic chemicals, metals

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 77 years, F 83 years
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 4.49 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 3.9%

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