Taiwan (Republic of China) (Táiwān (Zhōnghuá mínguó) 台湾 (中华民国))

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The economically dynamic island of Taiwan, officially known as the Republic of China, is considered by mainland China to be China’s twenty-third province. Most of Taiwan’s 22 million citizens prefer the status quo: de facto independence from the People’s Republic of China, but with ever-increasing economic and social ties to the mainland.

Taiwan, or as it is known by its official name, the Republic of China (Zhong-hua min-guo, in Mandarin), is a hot spot in today’s….

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By | 2014-12-16T16:54:20+00:00 January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Geography, Region|Comments Off on Taiwan (Republic of China) (Táiwān (Zhōnghuá mínguó) 台湾 (中华民国))

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