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  Taiwan Germany
Population 23.910.614 83.756.658
Capital Taipei Berlin
Form of government multiparty-democracy federal parliamentary republic
Administration 5 direct-controlled municipalities (Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei, New Taipei), 3 Provincial cities (Chiayi, Hsinchu, Keelung) and 14 counties (Chiayi, Changhua, Hsinchu, Hualien, Kinmen, Lienchiang, Miaoli, Nantou, Penghu, Pingtung, Taitung, Taoyuan, Yilan, Yunlin) 16 federal states (Baden-Wurttemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thuringia)
Currency New Taiwan Dollar TWD Euro €
Country code + 886 + 49
National holiday October 10th - Republic Day October 3rd - German Unity Day (Tag der Deutschen Einheit)
Official language Mandarin German
Location Asia - Pacific Central Europe
Area in km² 35,980 357,340
Neighboring countries separated by sea: Japan, People's Republic of China, Philippines Austria, Denmark, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Poland, France, Netherlands, Luxembourg; seperated by sea: Sweden, United Kingdom
Political system    
Constitution Constitution of the Republic of China (中華民國憲法) from 1947 (with amendments) Grundgesetz (GG) from 1949 (with amendments)
Head of state President Tsai Ing-Wen 蔡英文 (Since 2016) Federal president Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Since 2017)
Parliament Legislative Yuan (113 members) Bundestag (736 members)
Parties Parliamentary elections 2020: - Democratic Progressive Party (DPP): 53.9% - Kuomintang (KMT): 33.6% - Taiwan People's Party: 4.4% - New Power Party: 2.6% Parliamentary elections 2021: - Christliche Demokratische Union (CDU/CSU): 26.7% - Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD): 27.9% - Alternative für Deutschland (AfD): 10.8% - Freie Demokratische Partei (FDP): 12.5% - Die Linke: 5.2% - Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (Grüne): 16%
Head of the government President of the Executive Yuan Su Tseng-chang (DPP), since 2019 Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD), since 2021

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