Despite having an immensely rich cultural and spiritual heritage, amazing food, world-class hot springs and stunning scenery, Taiwan is normally thought of more for its exports than as a place to visit.
Why is Taiwan unique?
Taiwan is an amazing island nation that is nestled in the middle of the ocean off the coast of Mainland China. It is so unique because of its history and a number of unique cultural factors. Taiwan is influenced by Japan, Korea and Mainland China. It also has a democratic system influenced by the West and the UK.
In what ways Taiwan is known?
The official name of the country is the Republic of China; it has also been known under various names throughout its existence. In some contexts, especially ROC government publications, the name is written as Republic of China (Taiwan), Republic of China/Taiwan, or sometimes Taiwan (ROC).
Does Taiwan have its own culture?
Taiwans culture may be described as traditional and conservative, like most other Asian cultures but to a greater degree. It is mainly Chinese in origin and is patriarchal and patrilineal, with the family at the centre of cultural activities.
What animal represents Taiwan?
Formosan black bear Symbols of the Republic of ChinaSymbolImageNational animalFormosan black bear (unofficial)National birdTaiwan blue magpie and Mikado pheasantNational treeCamphor (unofficial)National flowerPlum blossom8 more rows