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Geography Statistics of Taiwan

  • Coastline: 973 miles (1,566 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 12,456 sq miles (32,260 sq km)
    (water) 1,436 sq miles (3,720 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 13,892 sq miles (35,980 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 18 counties, 5 municipalities and 3 special municipalities; counties include: Chang-hua, Chia-i, Hsin-chu, Hua-lien, I-lan, Kao-hsiung, Kin-men, Lien-chiang, Miao-li, Nan-t'ou, P'eng-hu, P'ing-tung, T'ai-chung, T'ai-nan, : Chang-hua, Chia-i, Hsin-chu, Hua-lien, I-lan, Kao-hsiung, Kin-men, Lien-chiang, Miao-li, Nan-t'ou, P'eng-hu, P'ing-tung, T'ai-chung, T'ai-nan, T'ai-pei county, T'ai-tung, T'ao-yuan, and Yun-lin; municipalities include: Chia-i, Chi-lung, Hsin-chu, T'ai-chung and T'ai-nan; special municipalities include: Kao-hsiung city and T'ai-pei city
  • Horizontal Width: 75.54 miles (121.57 km) from Kaohsiung east to Taitung
  • Vertical Length: 207.33 miles (333.66 km) from Hsin Chu south to Oluanpi

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (0)
  • Geographic Center: About 46.38 miles (74.64 km) southeast of Taichung
  • Highest Point: Yu Shan 12,966 ft. (3,952 m)
  • Lowest Point: South China Sea 0 m
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.