Taiwan Google maps and Driving Directions

Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Taiwan, and Taipei (GPS: 25 02 N 121 31 E), the capital city of the country located in (the) Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China.

Find any address in Taipei on the Google map of Taiwan (TW) with ease or calculate your up to date itinerary to and from Taiwan or its neighboring counties like N/A.

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Google Maps Taiwan

The republic of Taiwan (formerly Formosa) is on an island 80 miles (130 km) off the southeast coast of mainland China, which still considers it to be a renegade province.

Taiwan is eastern two-thirds mostly rugged mountains; flat to gently rolling plains in west.

The map above fully covers Taiwan with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any region, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Taipei or to the neighboring towns and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Taipei, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Taiwan (TW).

Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Taiwan with its administrative divisions; includes main island of Taiwan plus smaller islands nearby and off coast of China‘s Fujian Province; Taiwan is divided into 13 counties (xian, singular and plural), 3 cities (shi, singular and plural), and 6 special municipalities directly under the jurisdiction of the Executive Yuancounties: Changhua, Chiayi, Hsinchu, Hualien, Kinmen, Lienchiang, Miaoli, Nantou, Penghu, Pingtung, Taitung, Yilan, Yunlincities: Chiayi, Hsinchu, Keelungspecial municipalities: Kaohsiung (city), New Taipei (city), Taichung (city), Tainan (city), Taipei (city), Taoyuan (city). Note: Taiwan uses a variety of romanization systems; while a modified Wade-Giles system still dominates, the city of Taipei has adopted a Pinyin romanization for street and place names within its boundaries; other local authorities use different romanization systems.

The interactive map above is also may be used as the satellite map of Taiwan, or as a reverse search map for finding an address from its GPS coordinates.

The Republic of China today consists of the island of Taiwan, an island 100 mi (161 km) off the Asian mainland in the Pacific two off-shore islands, Kinmen (Quemoy) and Matsu and the nearby islets of the Pescadores chain. It is slightly larger than the combined areas of Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Taiwan (area: 36 191 sq km / 13 973,42 sq mi), where the official language is Standard Chinese, lying in Asia and using the currency; New Taiwan dollar (TWD), since 1949, set their clock to UTC+8. That means they are 13 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Taipei, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.

The climate in Taiwan; Tropical monsoon. Hot and humid. Typhoons July–September. Snow falls in mountains in winter.

Geography in a nutshell; Mountain region covers two-thirds of the island. Highly fertile lowlands and coastal plains.

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Driving directions Taiwan

The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Taiwan above showing the country, located next to N/A. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Taiwan are 23 30 N, 121 00 E , while the capital, Taipei found at 25 02 N 121 31 E.

When you are traveling around Taiwan, Taipei, or its other cities, use this routing tool, providing up to date route planning service free of charge.

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Since Google acquired and introduced its digitalized maps in 2004, you’re probably familiar with its base functions, like finding an address or driving directions to locations. Still, Google maps also accommodate bicyclists, pedestrians, and also public transportation with special directions and customizable routes.

About Taiwan and the capital, Taipei

Flag of Taiwan Schematic map of Taiwan
The national flag of Taiwan Borderline map of Taiwan
Flag description: red field with a dark blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing a white sun with 12 triangular rays; the blue and white design of the canton (symbolizing the sun of progress) dates to 1895; it was later adopted as the flag of the Kuomintang Party; blue signifies liberty, justice, and democracy; red stands for fraternity, sacrifice, and nationalism, white represents equality, frankness, and the people’s livelihood; the 12 rays of the sun are those of the months and the twelve traditional Chinese hours (each ray equals two hours). Border length: 0 km.

Did you know about Taiwan?

  • Taiwan was formerly part of China. It became as eparate state in 1949 under the Nationalist Party, which was expelled from government in Beijing.
  • Taiwan lost its seat at the UN to Beijing in 1971: both claim to represent “China”.
  • The offshore island of Taiwan relies on its exports of electronic and electrical goods, which have made it one of the world’s most successful industrial economies.

Facts of Taiwan (TW)

Name conventional long form: none, conventional short form: Taiwan, local long form: none, local short form: Taiwan, former: Formosa, etymology: “Tayowan” was the name of the coastal sandbank where the Dutch erected their colonial headquarters on the island in the 17th century; the former name “Formosa” means “beautiful” in Portuguese
Codes: ISO; TW, Internet; .tw
Capital city: Taipei
Language(s): Mandarin Chinese (official language), Taiwanese (Min), Hakka dialects
National holiday(s): Republic Day (Anniversary of the Chinese Revolution), 10 October (1911)
Motto: N/A
Currency: New Taiwan dollar (TWD), since 1949
GPS: 23 30 N, 121 00 E, Taipei; 25 02 N 121 31 E
Location: Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China
Geography note: strategic location adjacent to both the Taiwan Strait and the Luzon Strait
Land boundaries: N/A, 0 km
Maritime boundaries: South China Sea
Coastline: 1,566.3 km
Area: total: 35,980 sq km; land: 32,260 sq km, water: 3,720 sq km (total 13 973,42 mi2), slightly smaller than Maryland and Delaware combined.
Roadways: total: 42,520 km, paved: 42,078 km (includes 1,348 km of highways and 737 km of expressways), unpaved: 442 km (2013)
Waterways: N/A
Local time (capital): UTC+8, 13 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Taiwan: 23 519 518
Population in Taipei: 6 950 646 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: N/A
Major urban areas population: TAIPEI (capital) 2.666 million; Kaohsiung 1.523 million; Taichung 1.225 million; Tainan 815,000 (2015)
Population growth rate: 0.2% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 8.4 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 7.3 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 13.13% (male 1,588,679 / female 1,493,419) 15-24 years: 13.17% (male 1,585,222 / female 1,505,004) 25-54 years: 46.74% (male 5,477,446 / female 5,490,829) 55-64 years: 13.89% (male 1,593,024 / female 1,665,354) 65 years and over: 13.07% (male 1,408,367 / female 1,657,443) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 40.2 years; male: 39.5 years, female: 40.9 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: Taiwanese (including Hakka) 84%, mainland Chinese 14%, indigenous 2%
Religions: mixture of Buddhist and Taoist 93%, Christian 4.5%, other 2.5%
Government type: Unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic
Legal system: civil law system
National anthem: San Min Chu-i
Known national hazards: earthquakes; typhoonsvolcanism: Kueishantao Island (elev. 401 m), east of Taiwan, is its only historically active volcano, although it has not erupted in centuries
Major infectious diseases: N/A
Land use: agricultural land: 22.7%; arable land 16.9%; permanent crops 5.8%; permanent pasture N/A; forest: N/A; other: 77.3% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: rice, vegetables, fruit, tea, flowers; pigs, poultry; fish
Industries: electronics, communications and information technology products, petroleum refining, chemicals, textiles, iron and steel, machinery, cement, food processing, vehicles, consumer products, pharmaceuticals
Export commodities: semiconductors, petrochemicals, automobile/auto parts, ships, wireless communication equipment, flat display displays, steel, electronics, plastics, computers
Main export partners: China 27.1%, Hong Kong 13.2%, US 10.3%, Japan 6.4%, Singapore 4.4% (2012 estimate)
Import commodities:
oil/petroleum, semiconductors, natural gas, coal, steel, computers, wireless communication equipment, automobiles, fine chemicals, textiles
Main import partners: Japan 17.6%, China 16.1%, US 9.5% (2012 estimate)

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