Taiwan Fact Sheet

Taipei city scape at night

This fact sheet is for Canadian nationals only. Please note if you are not a Canadian passport holder you will need to check with your relevant Country Embassy.

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Currency ConversionLive Exchange Rate: Canadian Dollar to Taiwan New Dollar
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Emergency Numbers

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Country Facts

Capital cityTaipei
LanguageMandarin Chinese (official), Taiwanese (Min), Hakka dialects
CurrencyTaiwan New Dollar
Phone Code+886
Internet Code.tw
Time ZoneUTC+8
Drives onRight
Plug TypesType A, Type B
Drinking WaterNot safe to drink
Dominant ReligionMixture of Buddhist and Taoist 93%, Christian 4.5%, other 2.5%
Significant Dates

January 21- Feb 20 (depending on year) – Chinese New Year

October 11 – National Day