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Definition/Scope: Island located about 100 miles off the southeast coast of the China mainland. It is approximately 245 miles long (north-south) and 90 miles across at its widest point. The largest city, Taipei, is the seat of the government of the Republic of China.

Used For:

Nationalist China
Republic of China

Broader Terms:

Far East
independent states (by name)

Narrower Terms:

Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Pescadores Islands
Taichung, Taiwan
Taipei, Taiwan

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