Taiwan Province facts for kids
臺灣省 · Taiwan Province
Taiwan Province of the Republic of China (in red).
|Country||Republic of China|
|Established||October 25, 1945|
|Streamlined||December 21, 1998|
|• Total||26,330.9577 km2 (10,166.4396 sq mi)|
|• Density||350.696739/km2 (908.30038/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Asia/Taipei (UTC+8)|
|Postal codes||200–206, 260–369, 500–655, 880–885, 900–983|
|Area codes||(0)2, (0)3, (0)4, (0)5, (0)6, (0)8|
|ISO 3166 code||TW|
|Traditional Chinese||臺灣省 or 台灣省|
Taiwan Province (Chinese: 台灣省; pinyin: Táiwān Shěng) is one of the two provinces of the Republic of China. It makes up 73% of the land controlled by the Republic of China. 40% of the people in the Republic of China live in this province. The capital of the province is Chung Hsing New Village in Nantou County.
The province is made up of most of the island of Taiwan, and also the Penghu islands. Even though the special municipalities of Kaoshiung, Tainan, New Taipei, and Taipei are all on Taiwan island, they are not part of Taiwan Province.
The province has a Provincial Council with 9 members, led by a Governor of Taiwan Province.
- Changhua County
- Chiayi County
- Hsinchu County
- Hualien County
- Miaoli County
- Nantou County
- Penghu County
- Pingtung County
- Taitung County
- Taoyuan County
- Yilan County
- Yunlin County
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