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Population (2014): 23.35 million
Capital: Taipei
Area: 35,980 sq km
Main Languages: Chinese (official), Taiwanese (Min), Hakka dialects
Religions: Buddhist and Taoist 93%, Christian 4.5%, other 2.5%
Currency: New Taiwan Dollar
GDP (2013): US$484.7 billion
GDP per capita (2013): US$20,930
GDP growth (2013): 2.2%
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture 2%, Industry 29.4%, Services 68.6%
Urban population (2011): 99.8%
Life Expectancy (2014): 79.84 years
International dialling code: (+886)