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Taiwan, formally the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia now primarily located on Taiwan Island (Formosa). The state is also often referred to as "Chinese Taipei" in international events, due to pressure from China (formally People's Republic of China).
Taiwan or Taiwanfu may also refer to:
- Taiwan (city) or Taiwanfu, a former name of Tainan, a major city in southwestern Taiwan Island
- Taiwan Prefecture or Taiwanfu, a prefecture of the Qing Dynasty between 1684 and 1887, headquartered in present-day Tainan
- Taiwanfu River, a former name of the Zengwen, Tainan's major river
- Historical states or territories primarily based on Taiwan Island:
- Kingdom of Tungning, a Southern Ming stronghold in the early Qing Dynasty
- Spanish Formosa, Spanish colonies on the island
- Dutch Formosa, a Dutch colony headquartered in present-day Tainan
- Republic of Taiwan, better known as the Republic of Formosa, a state that briefly existed in Taiwan in 1895
- Taiwan Area, better known as the Free area of the Republic of China, the territory of ROC not lost to the Chinese Communists
- Various present-day designations of Taiwan as Chinese territory:
- the area covered by the United States' Taiwan Relations Act (the island of Taiwan and the Penghu archipelago, but not the outer islands)
- Taiwan Province, Republic of China, a nominal administrative division covering much of Taiwan and the Penghu Islands
- "Taiwan Province, People's Republic of China", a political designation reflecting that state's claim of sovereignty
- "Taiwan, China", a controversial term often encouraged by China to present Taiwan as part of its territories.
Tai Wan ("big bay") is the name of several places in Hong Kong, including:
- Tai Wan, Hung Hom, an area in Kowloon, which includes Tai Wan Road
- Tai Wan, a beach at Tai Long Wan, Sai Kung in the east of the New Territories
- Tai Wan, a bay and village on the island of Po Toi
- 2169 Taiwan, a main-belt asteroid
- ISO 3166-2:TW, a part of ISO 3166
- Taiwan Jones, an American football player
- Taiwan Jones (linebacker), an American football linebacker
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