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中華民國
Zhōnghuá Mínguó

Republic of China
Flag of Taiwan National Emblem of Taiwan
Flag National Emblem
Motto: None
Anthem: "National Anthem of the Republic of China"
Location of Taiwan
Capital Taipei City (de facto)
Nanjing (de jure)1

25°02′N 121°38′E
Largest city Taipei City
Official language(s) Mandarin (Guóyǔ)
Government Semi-presidential system
- President Chen Shui-bian
- Vice President Annette Lu
- Premier Su Tseng-chang
Establishment Xinhai Revolution
- Declared October 10, 1911
- Established January 1, 1912
- Relocation to Taipei December 7, 1949
Area
- Total 35,980 km² (135th)
13,892 sq mi
- Water (%) 2.8
Population
- July 2006 est. 23,036,087 (47th 2)
- Density 640/km² (9th 2)
1,658/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2005 estimate
- Total $631.2 billion (16th)
- Per capita $27,572 (24th)
HDI (2003) 0.910 (n/a 3) – high
Currency New Taiwan Dollar (NT$) (TWD)
Time zone CST (UTC+8)
Internet TLD .tw
Calling code +886
1.) Under the KMT administration, Nanjing appeared in government-sponsored maps and publications as the official capital while Taipei was labelled at the provisional capital. The current DPP administration has dropped such references.
2.) Rank based on 2005 figures.
3.) Due to its political status, the UN has not calculated an HDI for it. However, the ROC government calculated its HDI for 2003 to be 0.910; if included among UN HDI figures, the ROC would rank 25th (high) – behind Greece and ahead of Singapore. [2]
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