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Information about Taiwan

Taiwan is a small island off the coast of China. It's modern capital, Taipei, is a great base to explore the country. Visit the city's night markets and tickle your taste buds with the taiwanese cuisine, meet the locals by jumping into its eclectic nightlife and learn more about its culture at one of it's temples. Thanks to it's perfect climate for growing coffee, Taiwan has a very strong coffee culture so be sure to try a cup in one of its numerous coffee shops. This small island homes nine National Parks, all with their own unique experience. Taroko National Park is the most talked about with its marble gorge and breathtaking scenery.

Key Facts about Taiwan

Population: 23,452,000
Capital: Taipei
Time zone: GMT +8
Currency: TWD (1 TWD = 0.0304 EUR)
Telephone country code: +886
Name of country in Chinese: 台湾
Largest cities in Taiwan:
  • 1. Taipei: 7,900,000
  • 2. Kaohsiung City: 1,500,000
  • 3. Taichung: 1,000,000
  • 4. Tainan City: 770,000
  • 5. Banciao: 545,000
Visa: Nationals from Cyprus do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Visa requirements data last updated on 01 Dec. 2022 (Source)
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of Taiwan in your country. List of embassies and consulates of Taiwan on the official website - .
Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Taiwan average): 77.01 TWD
    (43% cheaper than in United Kingdom)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 110 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

Q&A - Questions and answers about Taiwan

  • Weather-wise, September to November is considered the best time of the year to visit Taiwan. This season offers the perfect combination of cool and dry weather. During most of September, the south stays warm, but temperatures begin to cool down in northern Taiwan, although they're still pleasant.
    Rubén De Haro, LanguageCourse.Net - Dec 09, 2022

FAQ about courses in Taiwan

  • Taiwan Mandarin Institute has received the best overall rating in Taipei.
  • Globe Mandarin School, located in 6th Floor,No.191,Section 3, Roosevelt Road, Taipei has been voted as the school with the best location in Taiwan.
  • 'Private Studio' at Taiwan Mandarin Institute is the best rated accommodation in Taiwan.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • In Taiwan electricity is 110 Volt and 60 Hz. Plug type A, B.
  • No, unfortunately the quote only covers course fees and accommodation. Transport costs are the responsibility of the student.
    Madly Simba, Language Travel Consultant French from LanguageCourse.Net - May 29, 2023
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