Taiwan Province

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Taiwan

臺灣
Province
臺灣省 · Taiwan Province
Taiwan Province of the Republic of China (in red).
Taiwan Province of the Republic of China (in red).
Country Republic of China Republic of China
EstablishedOctober 25, 1945
StreamlinedDecember 21, 1998
Provincial capitalChung Hsing New Village, Nantou City, Nantou County
Government
 • GovernorLin Junq-tzer
Area
 • Total26,330.9577 km2 (10,166.4396 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total9,234,181
 • Density350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Taiwanese
Time zoneUTC+8 (Asia/Taipei)
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 codeTW
Counties12
Cities3
Websitewww.tpg.gov.tw

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.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

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. [1]

Government[change | change source]

The province has a Provincial Council with 9 members, led by a Governor of Taiwan Province. [2]

Divisions[change | change source]

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Counties[change | change source]

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Coordinates: 23°48′N 121°00′E / 23.8°N 121.0°E / 23.8; 121.0