Photos [downloadable for reports]
Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
The Land
  • Taiwan (CIA World Factbook)
    Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics.
  • Taiwan National Parks Website
    Explore Taiwan’s national parks through articles, photo galleries, and video clips.
  • Weather (CNN.com)
    Get the current weather conditions for Taipei and other cities in Taiwan.
History and Government
The People
  • Aboriginal Culture (Maolin National Scenic Area)
    Read about the indigenous peoples who inhabit the Maolin National Scenic Area.
  • A Brief History of Taoism (Taoism.net)
    Learn about the history of Taoism.
  • Taiwan (Population Reference Bureau)
    Annual statistics sheet with a wealth of data on Taiwan’s population, birthrates, death rates, fertility rate, infant mortality rate, and other useful demographic information.
Cultural Life
  • Folk Stories of Taiwan (New Taiwan, Ilha Formosa)
    Visit this site to read a selection of traditional folktales from Taiwan, including a Shao story about Sun Moon Lake.
  • Holidays and Festivals in Taiwan (Study Abroad International)
    Read about the major religious and public holidays in Taiwan.
  • A Thousand Faces of Formosa (National Taiwan Museum)
    View an interactive exhibit about Taiwanese art, ecology, history, and peoples.
  • Travel in Taiwan (Academia Sinica)
    Read a variety of articles about Taiwan’s sights, business, arts, and people.
The Economy
For More Information
  • Country Profile: Taiwan (BBC News)
    Find up-to-date headlines, colorful maps, timeline, overview, and watch video news clips.
  • Taiwan (National Anthems)
    Listen to Taiwan’s National Anthem.
  • New Taiwan, Ilha Formosa
    Get the latest news and explore Taiwan’s history and culture.
  • Taipei Times
    Read Taipei’s English-language newspaper online.
  • Taiwan (Lonely Planet)
    Information on travel to Taiwan.
  • Taiwan at a Glance (Republic of China–Taiwan)
    Browse the Republic of China (Taiwan) Embassy’s summaries of Taiwan’s people, ecology, foreign affairs, and other topics.
Teacher Resources
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