What year was Taiwan named Taiwan?

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Japan had control of Taiwan from 1895 until the end of World War II. After WW II, in 1949, Taiwan was reverted to Chinese control, and the name was then changed to Taiwan, meaning Big Island.

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Where is Taiwan?

Taiwan is off the east coast of Asia, east of mainlandChina. Taiwan (also "Formosa" or "The Republic of China") consists of theislands of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu and s

What is Taiwan?

Taiwan is a country, and an island south of mainland China.

How do you get to Taiwan?

Fly on a plane. There are direct flights to Taiwan, or you can fly to Hong Kong and take the Ferry to Taiwan. There is no Ferry from Hong Kong to Taiwan. It is still neces

What year was Taiwan founded?

taiwan is not a country; today's government of Taiwan is Republic of China as they call it, and it was withdrawn from China's mainland after they lost the Civil War