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Taiwan

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Chloe Podsadecki

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Culture Taiwan By Chloe Podsadecki
and
Felicia Trinh
Period 5
May 13, 2013 Location/Climate Capital: Taipei Physical Geography Bodies of Water:
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Sun Moon Lake
East China Sea
Philippine Sea
Taiwan Strait
Danshui River
Gaoping River
Wu River
Jhuoshuei
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 -
21.7°C (71°F)
average in southern part-
24.1°C (75°F) Land Area:
13,892 square miles
Multiparty democracy
New Taiwan dollar
Major exports: electronics, metals, plastics, machinery Culture Landmark:
Taipei 101
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:
beaches
caves
headlands
islands
mountains
mountain ranges
plains
plateaus
volcanoes
waterfalls Physical Geography Native Wildlife:
Deer
Wild boars
Monkeys
Goats
Panthers
Pheasants
Geese
Bears
Wildcats Native Vegetaion:
Ficua
Pandanus
Palms
Teaks
Bamboos
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:
Deer
Wild boars
Monkeys
Goats
Panthers
Pheasants
Geese
Bears
Wildcats Physical Geography
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