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Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, is an island nation in East Asia with a population of approximately 23 million. Governed independently, Taipei serves as the political, economic, and cultural capital. The political landscape is characterized by a multi-party system, with the two major parties being the Kuomintang (KMT) and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The KMT, historically dominant, has favored closer ties with China, while the DPP, with roots in Taiwan’s pro-independence movement, advocates for maintaining the island’s separate identity. Taiwan has undergone a remarkable economic transformation, evolving from an agrarian society to a high-tech industrialized economy known for semiconductor manufacturing and technology innovation. The nation’s democracy, established in the late 20th century, is a key feature of its identity, marked by regular elections, vibrant civil society, and freedom of expression. Despite not being a United Nations member due to Chinese objections, Taiwan actively engages in international affairs and has developed diplomatic relations with several nations. The island faces ongoing geopolitical tensions with China, which claims Taiwan as part of its territory, and the dynamic cross-strait relationship remains a focal point in Taiwan’s foreign policy. Taiwan’s rich cultural heritage, influenced by indigenous communities, Hakka, and Fujianese traditions, is expressed through its festivals, arts, and cuisine. As Taiwan confronts global challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation’s resilience, technological prowess, and commitment to democratic values position it as a key player in the Asia-Pacific region. The active participation of its citizens in shaping the island’s future, coupled with international support, will continue to play a crucial role in Taiwan’s efforts to maintain its distinct identity, ensure regional stability, and foster economic development. HOMEAGERLY: Features democracy and rights of Taiwan.

Taiwan Population 2014

Taiwan 2014

Yearbook 2014 Taiwan. According to Countryaah.com, Taiwan population in 2020 is estimated at 23,816,786. Taiwan and China took an important step towards improving relations between the countries when the first government-level meeting since 1949...