Taiwan Province

administrative division of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

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]

臺灣省 · Taiwan Province
Taiwan Province of the Republic of China (in red).
Taiwan Province of the Republic of China (in red).
Coordinates: 23°48′N 121°00′E / 23.8°N 121.0°E / 23.8; 121.0
CountryRepublic of China
EstablishedOctober 25, 1945
StreamlinedDecember 21, 1998
Provincial capitalChung Hsing New Village, Nantou City, Nantou County
 • GovernorLin Junq-tzer
 • Total26,330.9577 km2 (10,166.4396 sq mi)
 • Total9,234,181
 • Density350/km2 (910/sq mi)
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
Taiwan Province
Traditional Chinese臺灣 or 台灣
Simplified Chinese台湾

Geography change

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

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

Divisions change

Provincial cities change

Counties change


References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "in Chinese". Archived from the original on 2019-01-29. Retrieved 2014-06-09.
  2. "臺灣省政府功能業務與組織調整暫行條例 in Chinese". Archived from the original on 2013-05-19. Retrieved 2014-06-09.

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