wtorek, 30 lipca 2013

Taiwan is a state in East Asia and the first constitutional republic in Asia. Originally based in mainland China, the Republic of China now governs the island of Taiwan (formerly known as "Formosa"), which makes up over 99% of its territory, as well as Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu, and other minor islands. Neighboring states include the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east and northeast, and the Philippines to the south. Taipei is the political capital as well as economic and cultural centre in Taiwan. New Taipei is the most populous city.

Did you know that:
1. The country of Taiwan national sport is Baseball. Taiwan won the 1995 little league world championship in the US. It is the first time they have one a World Series in any sport.
2. Taiwan is world famous for its one production of Hollywood type movies. It is famous for creating "City of Sadness"(1989). In 2001, Ang Lees "Crouching, Tiger, Hidden Dragon" Are some of its best known titles.
3. Taiwan has the first woman ever to win a world Nobel Peace Prize presented too Lu Hsiu-lein
4. Taiwan held the world Miss Universe pageant and that year Miss Taiwan never made it past the semifinals for her country.
5. The national Government of Taiwan is a democratic go0vernment unlike most countries in Southeast Asia which have a socialist view on their government which makes Tawian, rare in the region.

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