The Republic of China today consists of the island of Taiwan, an island 100 mi (161 km) off the Asian mainland in the Pacific; two off-shore islands, Kinmen (Quemoy) and Matsu; and the nearby islets of the Pescadores chain. It is slightly larger than the combined areas of Massachusetts and Connecticut.

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  • Yunlin County (Mandarin pinyin: Yúnlín Xiàn; Taigi POJ: Hûn-lîm-koān; Hakka PFS: Yùn-lìm-yen) is a county in western Taiwan Yunlin County borders the Taiwan Strait to the west, Nantou County to the east, Changhua County to the north at the Zhuoshui River, and Chiayi County to the south at the Beigang River Yunlin is part of the Chianan Plain, a flat land known for its agriculture

  • Tamsui District (Hokkien POJ: Tām-chúi; Hokkien Tâi-lô: Tām-tsuí; Mandarin Pinyin: Dànshuǐ) is a seaside district in New Taipei, Republic of China It is named after the Tamsui River; the name means "fresh water" The town is popular as a site for viewing the sun setting into the Taiwan Strait

  • Taitung, Tai Tung, or variants, may refer to: Taitung County (台東縣 or 臺東縣), a county located in eastern Taiwan Taitung City (台東市 or 臺東市), the seat of Taitung County Taitung Prefecture (臺東直隸州), former prefecture of Taiwan Province

  • Taipei (), officially Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Located in Northern Taiwan, Taipei City is an enclave of the municipality of New Taipei City that sits about 25 km (16 mi) southwest of the northern port city of Keelung Most of the city rests on the Taipei Basin, an ancient lakebed

  • Taichung (, Wade–Giles: Tʻai²-chung¹), officially Taichung City, is a special municipality located in central Taiwan Taichung has a population of approximately 282 million people and is Taiwan's second most populous city

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