Chinese Taipei

Chinese Taipei is located in Eastern Asia with islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines.



About Chinese Taipei

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Short Name
TPE
Language
Mandarin Chinese (official), Taiwanese (Min)
Population
22,749,838
Area
35,980 km²
Calling Code
+886

National Olympic Committee

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NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee
NOC President
Recognition Year
1960
Address
Chu-lun St. 20, 104 Taipei

Climate

Chinese Taipei is situated between the world's largest continent (Asia) and largest ocean (Pacific).

The Tropic of Cancer running across its middle section divides the island into two climates, the tropical monsoon climate in the south and subtropical monsoon climate in the north.

High temperature and humidity, massive rainfall and tropical cyclones in summer characterize the climate of Chinese Taipei. 


Sports

Sport activities are very popular in Chinese Taepei. Chinese Taiper NOC always very supportive NOC for the Asian Games and Olympic Games.

The most popular sports Chinese Taipei baseball, softball, basketball and wushu. 

Other popular sports include tennis and cycling.

Religion

Mixture of Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist 93%, Christian 4.5%, other 2.5%.

Culture

Chinese Taipei historically considered as one the industrial hubs in the area. 


The National Palace Museum on the outskirts of the city houses one of the world's largest collections of ancient Chinese artifacts, calligraphy, paintings, and porcelain.

The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall is an impressive monument built in classical Chinese style and The Longshan Temple, dedicated to Guan Yin, the Buddhist Bodhisattva of Mercy, is considered the best example of temple architecture in Taiwan.

Taipei, May 15, 2020: In support of the #StayStrong social media campaign promoted by the IOC, th...
15.05.2020
Taipei, May 12, 2020: The Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee has been hosting the International Spo...
12.05.2020
Taipei, December 14, 2019: The Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee held the 2019 year-end celebratio...
15.12.2019
Taipei, October 10, 2019: The Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee held the Southern Session of 2019 ...
10.10.2019
Taipei, October 7, 2019: The Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee staged a flag presentation ceremony...
08.10.2019
Taipei, September 13, 2019: The 5th International Women and Sport Conference organised by the Chi...
14.09.2019
Taipei, September 9, 2019: A bilateral cooperation agreement was signed between the Chinese Taipe...
09.09.2019
Taipei, September 9, 2019: A ceremony to mark the unveiling of the “ATHENA” award of the Chinese ...
09.09.2019