The Taipei map shows the detailed map and a large map of Taipei. This map of Taipei will allow you to orient yourself in Taipei in Taiwan. The Taipei map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The spelling "Taipei" derives from the Wade-Giles romanization T'ai-pei. Under the official New Phonetic System (also known as Hanyu Pinyin) romanization system, which is used to romanize all street signage in Taipei, and the formerly official Tongyong Pinyin system, the city name is romanized as Táiběi. However, the familiarity of the longstanding "Taipei" spelling led government authorities to retain it as one of several exceptions to the general standard. Taipei has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa) which is slightly short of a true tropical climate as its shown in Taipei map. Due to Taiwan location in the Pacific Ocean, it is affected by the Pacific typhoon season, which occurs between June and October.
Taipei and its environs have long been the foremost industrial area of Taiwan, consisting of industries of the secondary and tertiary sectors. Most of the country important factories producing textiles and apparel are located there; other industries include the manufacture of electronic products and components, electrical machinery and equipment, printed materials, precision equipment, and foods and beverages as its mentioned in Taipei map. Such companies include Shihlin Electric, CipherLab and Insyde Software. Shipbuilding, including yachts and other pleasure craft, is done in the port of Keelung northeast of the city.
Taipei City is a special municipality which is directly under the Executive Yuan (Central Government) of ROC as you can see in Taipei map.The mayor of Taipei City had been an appointed position since Taipei conversion to a centrally administered municipality in 1967 until the first public election was held in 1994. The position has a four-year term and is elected by direct popular vote. The first elected mayor was Chen Shui-bian of the Democratic Progressive Party. Ma Ying-jeou took office in 1998 for two terms, before handing it over to Hau Lung-pin who won the 2006 mayoral election on December 9, 2006. Both Chen Shui-bian and Ma Ying-Jeou went on to become President of the Republic of China.
The map of downtown Taipei shows the historical center of Taipei. This downtown map of Taipei will allow you to easily plan your visit in the center of Taipei in Taiwan. The Taipei downtown map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The downtown area of the city, together with neighbouring Gongguan (公館) next to National Taiwan University, is well known for its alternative and trendy style, housing several rock bars, cafés, and restaurants around the area as you can see in Taipei downtown map. Similar to other markets in Taipei, Shi-Da offers a wide selection of night market food, however, Shi-Da also has a large selection of cheap clothes from stylish boutiques, of which many are owned and operated by young entrepreneurs looking to establish themselves. Located just west of Taipei Main Station in the historic Wanhua District, Ximending was founded during the Japanese colonisation era as a recreation district, and today has grown into a cultural icon with inspiration drawn from its Japanese roots.
The most well known temple in Taiwan, the Mengjia Longshan Temple as its shown in Taipei downtown map was built in 1738 by settlers from Fujian as a gathering place for Chinese settlers. Located in the old village part of Taipei, Wanhua District, this temple has stood the test of time and lasted through several natural disasters and wars. Built by the Japanese as "Taipei Nursery" in 1896, the park was expanded in 1921 to become a botanical garden home to over 2,000 species of plant species. Occupying 82,000 SQ METRES of land in Downtown Taipei, the garden today serves as a research centre for the Taiwan Forestry Research Institute as well as a public park for the public to enjoy.
Located in Downtown Taipei, the Taipei Arena is the main stadium facility in the city and accommodates international sporting events as well as large entertainment events such as concerts. The stadium also contains an auxiliary arena which is currently used by the Chinese Taipei Ice Hockey League and is open to the public for ice skating. The first tourist night market in Taiwan, Huaxi Street market as its mentioned in Taipei downtown map is located conveniently next to Longshan Temple and Bopiliao Historical Block, and is one of Taiwan more traditional markets. A large, red, palace-style archway marks the entrance to the market, and is open all day long.
Taipei on Taiwan map shows the location of the city of Taipei on the Taiwan map. This map of Taipei in Taiwan will allow you to easily plan your travel in Taipei in Taiwan. Taipei on map of Taiwan is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Taipei City (/ˌtaɪˈpeɪ/; [tʰǎipèi]; Chinese: 臺北市 or 台北市; pinyin: Táiběi Shì) is the capital of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Situated at the northern tip of the island of Taiwan, Taipei is located on the Tamsui River; it is about 25 km southwest of Keelung, a port city on the Pacific Ocean as you can see in Taipei Taiwan map. It lies in the two relatively narrow valleys of the Keelung (基隆河) and Xindian (新店溪) rivers, which join to form the Tamsui River along the city western border. The city proper (Taipei City) is home to an estimated 2,618,772 people. Taipei, New Taipei, and Keelung together form the Taipei metropolitan area with a population of 6,900,273.
Taipei is the political, economic, and cultural center of Taiwan. The National Palace Museum which has one of the largest collections of Chinese artifacts and artworks in the world is located in Taipei as its shown in Taipei Taiwan map. Considered to be a global city, Taipei is part of a major industrial area. Railways, high speed rail, highways, airports, and bus lines connect Taipei with all parts of the island. The city is served by two airports – Taipei Songshan and Taiwan Taoyuan. Taipei and its environs have long been the foremost industrial area of Taiwan, consisting of industries of the secondary and tertiary sectors.
National Taiwan University (NTU) was established in 1928 during the period of Japanese colonial rule. NTU has produced many political and social leaders in Taiwan as its mentioned in Taipei Taiwan map. Both pan-blue and pan-green movements in Taiwan are rooted on the NTU campus. The university has six campuses in the greater Taipei region (including New Taipei) and two additional campuses in Nantou County. Taipei has the only football-specific stadium in Taiwan, Zhongshan Soccer Stadium, which hosts the national football team. It hosts qualifiers for the FIFA World and AFC regional cups, and finals of school football tournaments. Since there are no professional football leagues in Taiwan, no other sporting events are held there.
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The city population, which had reached one million in the early 1960s, also expanded rapidly after 1967, exceeding two million by the mid-1970s. Although growth within the city itself gradually slowed thereafter — its population had become relatively stable by the mid-1990s — Taipei remained one of the world most densely populated urban areas, and the population continued to increase in the region surrounding the city, notably along the corridor between Taipei and Keelung as its shown in Taipei on world map. In 1990, the then 16 districts in Taipei City were consolidated into the current 12 districts.
The National Palace Museum in Taipei as you can see in Taipei on world map now boasts a truly international collection while housing one of the world largest collections of artifacts from ancient China. Taipei 101 also set new records for ascending elevator speed which has also recently been surpassed by Burj Khalifa. The landmark has won numerous international awards for its innovations. A large mall is located at the base of the tower. Its indoor and outdoor observatories draw visitors from all over the world and its New Year Eve fireworks display is a regular feature of international broadcasts.
As the capital of the Republic of China, Taipei has been at the center of rapid economic development in the country and has now become one of the global cities in the production of high technology and its components as its mentioned in Taipei on world map. This is part of the so-called Taiwan Miracle which has seen dramatic growth in the city following foreign direct investment in the 1960s. Taiwan is now a creditor economy, holding one of the world largest foreign exchange reserves of over US$352 billion as of February 2010. Taipei has accrued to an amount of nearly US$160 billion, while the metro region of Taipei has a GDP (nominal) of around US$260 billion, a record that would rank it 13th among world cities by GDP.