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  1. Arielle Zahodnick Taiwan

  2. Eastern Asia • Off the southern coast of China • Area- 35,980 sq. km, • Completely surrounded by water Location

  3. Divided into 2 climates • Subtropical monsoon climate in south • Tropical monsoon climate in north • Abundant rainfall • About 100 in. rainfall annually • Cloudiness year-round • 2,649 hours of sunshine per year • 3.5 typhoons hit each year climate

  4. Earthquakes • Lies on Pacific Seismic belt • Approx. 18,500 occur each year • 1,000 felt by people • Typhoons • Volcanoes Natural disasters

  5. 1,723,895 tons of paddy rice • 1,396,274 tons of brown rice • Rice consumption declined 50% since 1970’s • Other crops • Sweet potatoes • Bananas • Peanuts • Pineapples • Betel Nuts • 2nd most valuable cash crop • 165,076 tons agriculture

  6. Blue represents democracy • White represents people’s livelihood • 12 rays represent 12 months and 12 traditional Chinese hours Coat of Arms

  7. Blue-Democracy • White-Livelihood • Red-Nationalism flag

  8. Famous Taiwanese people • Chih Yuan Yang • Co found of Yahoo! Inc. • DOB: Nov. 6th , 1968 • From- Taipei, Taiwan • Lin Zhi Ling • Supermodel, TV Show Host, soon to be actress • DOB: Nov. 29, 1973

  9. Chinese Lyrics English Translation San Min Chu I San-min-chu-i, Wu-tang so tsung ;i-chien min-kuo, i-chin ta-t'ung.Tzu erh to-shih, wei min ch'ien-feng ;su-yehfei-hsieh, chu-i shih ts'ung.Shih ch'in shih yung, pi hsin pi chung ;i-hsini-te, kuan-ch'e shih-chung. The Rights of the People Our aim shall be to found a free land.World peace be our stand.Lead on, comrades, vanguards ye are.Hold fast your aim, by sun and star.Be earnest and brave, your country to save.One heart, one soul, one mind, one goal ! National anthem

  10. Over 22.4 million • 97% Han people • Nationalities: Han & Gaoshan population

  11. Taipei • Capital • Financial, cultural& political center • Largest zoo in Asia • Many museums • Hot springs • Historic sites Most popular city

  12. Taipei, Taiwan • 30 min. metro ride • Natural hot spring • Sulfur-rich waters • Good for skin Beitou Hot Springs

  13. Largest zoo in Asia • Also in top 10 in the world • Over 400 species • Over 10 outdoor & indoor habitats • More than 1000 birds in the sanctuary • Restaurants, gift shops, visitor center,& more! Muzha zoo

  14. National Palace Museum

  15. Lanyu means orchid • Once covered by orchids • Destroyed & sold • Small- 45 sq. km. • Carved coastal rocks • Diving & Whale watching Orchid island

  16. Costs Utilities Transportation Entertainment

  17. Jan. 1st- Dec. 31st • Considered a resident after 183 days • If you employ a foreigner, you’re deducted taxes from your monthly salary taxes

  18. EPA established it July 1998 • Recycles and reuses • 100,000 tons of Waste tires • 40,000 tons of Waste lead-acid batteries • 16,676 kiloliters Waste lubricating oil “Recycling Fund Management Board”

  19. Land use

  20. 2 international airports • Taipei & Kaoshiung • Fly to 56 major cities • Roadways • Railways • Harbors & Shipping lanes transportation

  21. 90% of students worry about not being able to use cell phones Phone usage

  22. Elevations • Lowest Point- • South China Sea • 0 meters • Highest Point- • Jade Mountain • 3950 km above sea level

  23. Buddhism • 4.9 people • Taoism • 4.5 people • Catholicism • 304,000 people • Several Others religion

  24. NT$207,000 Average house price

  25. Mandarin Chinese • Official • Taiwanese • Hakka Dialects languages

  26. 1st Chinese Professional Baseball League • Organized in 1989 • 1st game 1990 • 3,000 viewers • 6 teams Baseball

  27. Chinese Taipei Football National Team • Established in 1924 • 3rd in Asia Cup in 1960 soccer

  28. Dragon Boat Festival • 5th day 5th moon on Chinese Lunar Calendar • June 6th this year • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_rw2fMv94Q&feature=related holidays

  29. Women • Similar to US • Spend little • One dress all year • Comfortable • Colorful • Men • Follow Milan trends • Based on event • Same business attire as US clothing

  30. Democracy • Based on Constitution of 1946 • President serves 5 year term • 5 Branches • Executive Yuan • Legislative Yuan • Judicial Yuan • Control Yuan • Examination Yuan government

  31. Electronic devices-major industry • Computers, Games, DVDs,ect • Other major industries • Plastics • Chemicals • Machinery • Agriculture What do they produce?

  32. Unlucky number is 4 • Money Gifts at Weddings in red envelopes • Color of death • Nickname- “Ilha Formosa” • Means- “Beautiful Island” in Portugese Fun facts!

  33. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/tw.htmlhttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/tw.html • http://reviews.pinkelle.com/2008/10/15/beitou-famous-hot-spring-in-taipei/ • http://www.flags-flags-flags.org.uk/taiwan-flag.htm • http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Asia-and-Oceania/Taiwan-AGRICULTURE.html • http://yummycelebrities.com/2005/09/18/lin-zhi-ling/ • http://twgeog.geo.ntnu.edu.tw/english/climatology/climatology.htm • http://www.everyculture.com/Sa-Th/Taiwan.html • http://www.cbw.com/general/g16/g16.htm • http://www.mongabay.com/reference/country_profiles/2004-2005/Taiwan.html • http://www.cbw.com/general/g16/g16.htm • http://eng.taiwan.net.tw/m1.aspx?sNO=0000203 • http://www.traveldope.net/taipei-zoo-fun-education-in-taiwan.html • http://incoming.iep.nccu.edu.tw/?q=node/4 • http://www.npm.gov.tw/en/collection/selections_01.htm • http://www.footprintsrecruiting.com/cost-of-living-in-taiwan • http://www.footprintsrecruiting.com/taxes-in-taiwan • http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/taiwan/pro-geography.htm • http://www.epa.gov.tw/en/epashow.aspx?list=115&path=483&guid=afb5d630-f644-42ea-9fa0-80b16db88037&lang=en-us • http://www.marimari.com/content/taiwan/general_info/religion/religion.html references