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 24 
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Red with a dark blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing a white sun with 12 triangular rays.
 
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 Taiwan 
 Capital: 
Taipei
 Administrative
 divisions: 
The central administrative divisions includes main island of Taiwan (and the Pescadores islands) plus smaller islands nearby and off coast of China's Fujian Province (some 20 offshore islands of Fujian Province including Quemoy and Matsu); it’s divided into 14 counties (hsien, singular and plural):
Changhua, Chiayi (county), Hsinchu (county), Hualien, Kinmen, Lienchiang, Miaoli, Nantou, Penghu, Pingtung, Taitung, Taoyuan, Yilan, Yunlin;
3 municipalities* (shih, singular and plural):
Chiayi* (city), Hsinchu* (city), Keelung* (city)
and 5 special municipalities** (chih-hsia-shih, singular and plural)
Kaohsiung** (city), New Taipei** (city), Taichung** (city), Tainan** (city), Taipei** (city).

Taiwan uses a variety of romanization systems; while a modified Wade-Giles system still dominates, the city of Taipei has adopted a Pinyin romanization for street and place names within its boundaries; other local authorities use different romanization systems; names for administrative divisions that follow are taken from the Taiwan Yearbook 2007 published by the Government Information Office in Taipei.
 Population: 
22,548,009 (July 2002 est.)
 Languages: 
Mandarin Chinese (official), Taiwanese (Min), Hakka dialects
 Geographic
 coordinates: 
23° 30' N, 121° 00' E
 Area total: 
35,980 sq. km
includes the Pescadores, Matsu, and Quemoy islands
 Land area: 
32,260 sq. km
 Water area: 
3,720 sq. km
 Total land
 boundaries: 
0 km
 Coastline: 
1,566.3 km
 Elevation
 extremes: 
South China Sea 0 m - Yu Shan 3,997 m
 Internet
 country code: 
.tw
 Currency: 
new Taiwan dollar (TWD)
 Name -
 conventional
 long form: 
none
 Name -
 conventional
 short form: 
Taiwan
 Name - local
 long form: 
none
 Name - local
 short form: 
T'ai-wan
 Former name: 
Formosa
 Constitution: 
1 January 1947, amended in 1992, 1994, 1997, and 1999
 Government
 type: 
multiparty democratic regime headed by popularly elected president and unicameral legislature
 National
 holiday: 
Republic Day (Anniversary of the Chinese Revolution), 10 October (1911)
 
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