Region/Country: Taiwan, or the Republic of China
Location: East Asia (between Japan and the Philippines)
Major Cities: Taipei, the Capital, and Kaohshiung
Population: 22,370,461 people
Area: 35,980 km2
Principal Industries: Traditionally the region was known for labor intensive industries but is steadily moving toward capital- and technology-intensive industries. It has been called one of the Asian "Tigers."
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