Taiwan is an island nation of about 36,000 km² located off the coast of southeastern mainland China, southwest of Okinawa and north of the Philippines. The island is officially known as and governed by the Republic of China or ROC.
Taipei is the national capital of the Republic of China, otherwise known as Taiwan.
Northern Taiwan, as its name suggests, is the northmost region of Taiwan.
Taichung is located in the west-central part of the island of Taiwan.
Penghu 澎湖 is an outlying island archipelago located in the Taiwan Straits between Taiwan and China and is under the jurisdiction of Taiwan.
Kaohsiung, with over 2.7 millions of inhabitants, is the second most populated city in Taiwan after New Taipei and is located in the south of the island.
Matsu is the name for a group of island's off China's southern coast, approximately 100 miles NW from the island of Taiwan.
Hsinchu is a city in the north-western part of Taiwan. With a history of almost 400 years, Hsinchu is the oldest city in northern Taiwan.
Kinmen 金門 is an outlying island located near the People's Republic of China, but is controlled by the Republic of China on Taiwan.
Taitung is a city in south east Taiwan. Taitung is situated on a small plain between the mountains and the ocean at the southern mouth of the East Rift Valley.
Yushan, also known as Jade Mountain or Mt. Jade, at 3952m, is the highest mountain in Taiwan.
Taroko Gorge is an impressive 19-km-long canyon, situated near Taiwan's east coast.
Alishan National Scenic Area is in Chiayi County, southern Taiwan. Alishan — "Mount Ali" — is Taiwan's most-visited national park.
Tainan is a city in south west Taiwan. Tainan is the oldest city in Taiwan and was the capital during imperial times.
Hualien is a city in Taiwan situated near the spectacular Taroko Gorge.
Kenting National Park is in at the extreme southern tip of Taiwan.
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