taipei skyline

Taipei is the capital of the Republic of China (). With 2.6 million inhabitants taipei is the fourth largest administrative area of Taiwan, after , and . However, the Greater Taipei metropolitan area, which encompasses the central Taipei City along with the surrounding New Taipei City and , represents the largest urban cluster in Taiwan with nearly 7 million people. Taipei serves as the island's financial, cultural and governmental centre.

Wikitravel: http://wikitravel.org/en/Taipei

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taipei

history | show excerpt | excerpt history