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Taiwan

 

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 Taiwan
All information: Taiwan
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:35,980 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:23,603,000 326,688,000
Official language:Chinese English

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Government

Government form:Semi-presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Capital:Taipei Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:656.0 33.2
Migrationrate:0.80 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Economy

Currency:New Taiwan Dollar (1 TWD = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:3.8 % 3.7 %
Cost of Living:91.10 % 110.20 %
Corruption index:65 (moderate) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Exported goods:312,461 M €13.24 M € 2,234,305 M €6.84 M €
Imported goods:231,353 M €9.80 M € 2,794,991 M €8.56 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:43,206 km1.83 km 6,586,610 km20.16 km
Railways:1,613 km0.07 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Harbours:3890.016 3,6730.011
Airports:370.002 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:237.40 bn kWh10.06 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.94 m kWh
Energy production:246.10 bn kWh10.43 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.53 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,676.68 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,598.05 kWh
CO2 emissions:348.80 m t14,777.75 t 5.25 bn t16,083.50 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+886 +1
Internet domain:.tw .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:13,174,334558 109,961,000337
Mobile phones:29,340,8861,243 422,000,0001,292
Internet server:6,272,000266 505,000,0001,546
Internet users:20,601,000873 285,087,483873



Climate

Detailed info for: Taiwan and United States

Daytime temperatures:26.8 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:20.3 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:24.0 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:79 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:19 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:122.4 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:3.9 7.2


Native languages

Chinese:87.5 % 0.6 %
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Hakka:10.2 % n/a
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Ami:0.6 % n/a
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Atayal:0.4 % n/a
Paiwan:0.3 % n/a
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:1.0 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:4.5 % 78.5 %
Buddhism:49.0 % 0.7 %
Taoism:44.0 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
other:2.5 % 18.4 %