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Population (2013): 23.3 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 (2012): US$474 billion
GDP per capita (2012): US$20,386
GDP growth (2012): 1.3%
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture 2%, Industry 29.8%, Services 68.2% (2012 est.)
Urban population (2011): N/A
Life Expectancy (2012): 79.7 years
International dialing code: (+886)