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Taiwan Area

Capital: Taiwan
Key Facts

Population: 23 million (government, Republic of China, 2011)
Name: Taiwan
Area: 36,188 sq km (13,972 sq miles)
Major languages: Mandarin Chinese (official), Min Nan Chinese (Taiwanese), Hakka
Major religions: Taoism, Buddhism, Christianity
Life expectancy: 76,2 years (men), 82,7 years (women) (government statistics)
Monetary unit: New Taiwan dollar (NT$)
Main exports: Electronics, optical and precision instruments, information and communication products, textiles
Internet domain: .tw
International dialling code: +886

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