Taiwan Jessica Fowler 5/20/2011 Mrs. Soto Desert Oasis Elementary
The People • Population: 23,164,628 • Language spoken: Taiwanese Hok • Average Life Span: Males: 75 Females: 81
Geography • Capital City: Taipei • Major Rivers, lakes: Chengcing Lake, Longtan Lake, Sun Moon Lake • Type of Climate: Marine Tropical
Culture • Religions: Polytheistic Ancient Chinese Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism, Christianity Protestants, Catholics, Latter-day Saints • Holidays: Founding of the Republic of China and New Year's day, Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Day • Dress: Headdresses, Kimonos, Even Particular kinds of Ceremonial Wedding Dresses • Food: Szechuan food, Hunan food, Beifang food, Cantonese food
Economy • Money used: Credit cards, Taiwan Dollar • Imports: Electronics, machinery, crude petroleum, precision instruments, organic chemicals, metals • Exports: Electronics, flat panels, machinery; metals; textiles, plastics, chemicals; optical, photographic, measuring, and medical instruments
Government • Type of Government: multiparty democracy • Current Leader: Ma Ying-jeou
Landmarks • Landmark: Chikan Tower in Taiwan • Where its located: east coast of Asia • Why its important: Its important because it shows there history.
Something about Taiwan that’s interesting to me • The thing about Taiwan that’s interesting to me is there sushi. There sushi looks good to me and I would like to try it. The way the make it looks very interesting. I would like to make sushi and eat it.
Credits • Section 1 picture: • http://www.mapsofworld.com/taiwan/maps/map-of-taiwan.jpg • Section 2 picture: • http://www.chinapost.com.tw/news_images/20090323/p19b.jpg • Section 3 picture: • http://www.world-estate.com/img/countries/3_236.jpg • Section 4 picture: • http://bestvacationdealstoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Oyster-omelette.jpg • Section 5 picture: • http://www.taiwan-travel-experience.com/image-files/taiwan-currency.jpg • Section 6 picture: • http://www.planetrulers.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/taiwan_president-150x150.jpg • Section 7 picture: • http://www.englishintaiwan.com/images/photo-gallery/landmark_ChikanTower.jpg • Section 8 picture: • http://web-images.chacha.com/sushi/sushi-oct-13-2010-140.jpg