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Transcript of Taiwan
May 13, 2013 Location/Climate Capital: Taipei Physical Geography Bodies of Water:
Sun Moon Lake
East China Sea
and other smaller rivers Development Bibliography Memorial Hall "Country Overview: Location and Size". Encyclopedia of the Nations. Advameg, n.d. Web. 26 April 2013.
"East & Southeast Asia::Taiwan". Central Intelligence Agency. n.p., n.d. Web. 18 April 2013.
"Nine is the magic number for mass wedding in Taiwan". Cable News Network. Cable News Network, 9 September 2010. Web. 25 April 2013.
"Taipei 101". Taipei 101. Taipei 101 Info, n.d. Web. 2 May 2013.
The World Book Encyclopedia.Chicago: World Book, 2000. Print. GDP: $38,500
Male: 78 Female: 82
Population: 23 million
Literacy rate: 96.1% Government President Ma Ying-Jeou
elected 2008, re-elected 2012 Relative Location:
North of the Phillipines
South of China
East of Pacific Ocean Exact Location:
23.6978° N, 120.9605° E
= 24° N, 121° E Location/Climate Climate:
average in northern part -
average in southern part-
24.1°C (75°F) Land Area:
13,892 square miles
New Taiwan dollar
Major exports: electronics, metals, plastics, machinery Culture Landmark:
world's tallest completed building
is 509m tall
located in East Taiwan (Xin-Yi district,
capital city of Taiwan) Night Life Men clothing on left
Women clothing on right Major Landforms:
waterfalls Physical Geography Native Wildlife:
Wildcats Native Vegetaion:
Camphors Nine is the Magic Number Tapani Incident Mass wedding in Taipei: 163 couples
Theme: Love 99, Happiness forever
number nine is promissing b/c nine in Chinese sounds like 'longevity' in Chinese
9th day of 9th month of 99th year since Taiwan was founded
Blessings given at 9:09 a.m. Physical Geography First Chinese-Japanese War 1895
resulted in Japan
gaining control of Taiwan
developing Taiwan's agriculture and industry
expanding Taiwan's transportation networks one of the largest anti-Japanese group
created to take down Japanese rule
began in the Xilai Temple
lead by Yu Qingfang
they raided the Japanese police
1,957 people were accused Native Wildlife:
Wildcats Physical Geography