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Travel Center - Taipei, Taiwan

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A tribute ceremony to Confucius at the Taipei Confucius Temple

 


The City of Taipei is located in the center of the Taipei Basin in northern Taiwan. Surrounding it are the Tamsui River, Hsintien Creek, Keelung River, and row upon row of blue-green mountains. Taipei, Taiwan has numerous tourist sites and is flush with beautiful scenery and landscapes. It is the provisional capital of the Republic of China and the commercial and tourist center of the Asia-Pacific region.

Quick Facts about Taiwan:
 
Capital City
Taipei
 
Area
35,563 sq km
 
13,731 sq miles
 
Population
22,500,000
 
Time Zone
GMT/UTC +8
 
Languages
Mandarin (official), Taiwanese
 
Religion
Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism 
Currency
New Taiwan Dollar (NT$)

 

Weather Overview

Although Taiwan is sub-tropical, the mountains can be chilly in summer (June to August) and snowy in winter (December to February). The dry season lasts from November to January in the north but extends to April in the south. Summer is hot and sticky all over the low parts of the island, with drenching rains in the mountains. Daytime temperatures in Taipei are around 33C (91F) in summer and 19C (66F) in winter, while the southern regions experience warmer winters with daytime highs of around 24C (75F).

 

 
     
   

 

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