Republic of CHINA

Province of TAIWAN

Flag or logo since 2014-08-30
TAIWAN Sheng : 臺灣省 (zh)
Emblem or Symbol

President Tsai Ing-Wen
(ruler of CHINA-TAIPEI since 2016-05-20)
Capital:Zhongxing New Village - (Zhongxing Xin Cun)
Official languages: Chinese (zh) .

14 Territories:

CHANGHUA CHANGHUA County  (Changhua)Local: ZHANGHUA Xian : 彰化縣 (zh)  (Zhanghua)
CHIAYI CHIAYI County  (Taipao)Local: JIAYI Xian : 嘉義縣 (zh)  (Taibao)
CHIAYI CITY Provincial City of CHIAYI  (Chiayi)Local: JIAYI Shi : 嘉義市 (zh)  (Jiayi)
HSINCHU HSINCHU County  (Chupei)Local: XINCHU Xian : 新竹縣 (zh)  (Zhubei)
HSINCHU CITY Provincial City of HSINCHU  (Hsinchu)Local: XINCHU Shi : 新竹市 (zh)  (Xinchu)
HUALIEN HUALIEN County  (Hualien)Local: HUALIAN Xian : 花蓮縣 (zh)  (Hualian)
KEELUNG Provincial City of KEELUNG  (Keelung)Local: JILONG Shi : 基隆市 (zh)  (Jilong)
MIAOLI MIAOLI County  (Miaoli)Local: MIAOLI Xian : 苗栗縣 (zh)  (Miaoli)
NANTOUR NANTOUR County  (Nantour)Local: NANTOU Xian : 南投縣 (zh)  (Nantou)
PENGHUS PESCADORES County : Penghu County  (Makung)Local: PENGHU Xian : 澎湖縣 (zh)  (Magong)
PINGTUNG PINGTUNG County  (Pingtung)Local: PINGDONG Xian : 屏東縣 (zh)  (Pingdong)
TAITUNG TAITUNG County  (Taitung)Local: TAIDONG Xian : 臺東縣 (zh)  (Taidong)
YILAN YILAN County  (Yilan)Local: YILAN Xian : 宜蘭縣 (zh)  (Yilan)
YUNLIN YUNLIN County  (Touliu)Local: YUNLIN Xian : 雲林縣 (zh)  (Douliu)

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

CHINA-TAIPEI Republic of CHINA  (Taipei)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

FUKIEN Province of FUKIEN : Quemoy and Matsu Islands  (Jinsheng)
GAOSHAN Taiwan First Nations : GAOSHAN  (Taipei)
KAOHSIUNG KAOHSIUNG Special Municipality  (Kaohsiung)
NEW TAIPEI NEW TAIPEI Special Municipality : Hsinpei Special Municipality  (Panchiao)
PRATAS ISLANDS Military Territory of PRATAS ISLANDS  (Dongsha)
TAICHUNG TAICHUNG Special Municipality  (Taichung)
TAINAN TAINAN Special Municipality  (Tainan)
TAIPEI TAIPEI Special Municipality  (Taipei)
TAOYUAN TAOYUAN Special Municipality  (Taoyuan)
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   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox

 Main Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.


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