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Taiwan
(3,882 words)

Chung-hua Min-kuo (The Republic of China)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

23,818,000

Area

36,000 sq. km (14,000 sq. mi)

Population density

660/sq. km (1,700/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.28% (per 1,000: births 9, deaths 8)

Under 15 years

13%

Urban dwellers

79% (0.65% p.a.)

Largest cities

Xinbei 4,398,000; Taibei 2,721,000; Taoyuan 2,245,000; Gaoxiong 1,538,000; Taizhong 1,321,000; plus 3 over 300,000

Languages & peoples (Worl…

Cite this page
“Taiwan”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02TWN>
First published online: 2020



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