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Description: The Physical Map of Taiwan showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.

Taiwan Facts and Country Information...

Taiwan officially known as the Republic of China is a country in Eastern Asia. Kinmen, Penghu, and Matsu, are other islands of the country while the ninety nine percent of the country is composed of the island of Taiwan.

Bordering countries are Japan to the east and northeast, the People's Republic of China to the west and the Philippines in the south. 36,193 square kilometres is the total area of the Taiwan.

Taiwan is situated approx 180 kilometres away from the mainland of China. The South China Sea lies in the southwest, the Philippine Sea to the east, East China Sea to the north, the Bashi Channel of the Luzon Strait to the south.

The shape of the Taiwan is similar to that of the Sweet Potato when seen from south to north direction.  Taiwan has rugged mountain ranges which run from north to south in five ranges. Yu Shan (Jade Mountain) at 3,952 metres is the highest point of the country. It has five peaks over 3,500 metres and this makes Taiwan the 4thhighest Island in the world.

Taiwan is situated on the complex tectonic plate system which consists of the Philippine Mobile Belt on the east and south, the Yangtze Plate to the west and north and the Okinawa Plate on the north-east.

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