Taiwan, also known as the Republic of China, was founded in 1949 on the island of Taiwan following the defeat of the Nationalists in the Chinese civil war. Taiwan has enjoyed a steady development since it was founded, and is nowadays a tech powerhouse, supplying the world with computer components, notebooks, semiconductors and more. Taiwan is a small mountaneous island in the China sea with 23 million inhabitants. Its capital is Taipei.

Taipei photo gallery  - 223 pictures of Taipei
Kaohsiung photo gallery  - 89 pictures of Kaohsiung
Alishan photo gallery  - 87 pictures of Alishan
Dongshan and Guanziling photo gallery  - 24 pictures of Dongshan and Guanziling
223 photos of Taipei, the capital of Taiwan
89 photos of Kaohsiung, the largest harbour and second largest city of Taiwan
87 photos of the Alishan National Scenic Area, a mountaineous region in Taiwan famous for its beautiful scenery
24 photos of Guanziling and the Dongshan coffee road to the northeast of Tainan in southern Taiwan
Tainan photo gallery  - 61 pictures of Tainan
Lugang photo gallery  - 50 pictures of Lugang
Hualian photo gallery  - 13 pictures of Hualian
Ruisui photo gallery  - 9 pictures of Ruisui
61 photos of Tainan, the oldest city of Taiwan and its former capital
50 photos of Lugang, a small city in western Taiwan with a very well preserved historic core
13 photos of Hualian, a city on the east coast of Taiwan, the major access gateway to the Taroko national park
9 photos of Ruisui, a small town on the east coast of Taiwan known for its hot springs
Taroko national park photo gallery  - 18 pictures of Taroko national park
Chung Tai Chan temple photo gallery  - 21 pictures of Chung Tai Chan temple
Sun moon lake photo gallery  - 16 pictures of Sun moon lake
Taichung photo gallery  - 36 pictures of Taichung
18 photos of the Taroko national park, the major natural highlight of Taiwan
21 photos of the Chung Tai Chan Buddhist temple in central Taiwan
16 photos of the Sun Moon lake and the scenic area in central Taiwan
36 photos of Taichung, a large city in the west of Taiwan
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