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Taiwan Latitude and Longitude

The latitude for Taiwan is: 23.69781 and the longitude is: 120.96051499999999.

Taiwan Latitude: 23.69781
Taiwan Longitude: 120.96051499999999
Latitude DMS: 23°41'52.12"N
Longitude DMS: 120°57'37.85"E
UTM Easting: 292,050.35
UTM Northing: 2,622,258.49
UTM Zone: 51Q
Geohash: wsnnbd0c8rcn
Position from Earth's Center: ENE
Elevation: 2798.07 Meters (9180.01 Feet)
Type: Country
Landlocked: No
Country: Taiwan
Country Code: TW
Country Code Alpha-3: TWN
Country Continent: Asia
Time Zone: Asia/Taipei
Time Zone Abbreviation: CST
CST Stands for: China Standard Time
Daylight Saving Time: No
UTC/GMT Difference: +08:00
Current Time: Monday September 27th 12:32pm

Taiwan Summary

Taiwan is located in the continent of Asia, N of Aparri, Philippines (see coordinates for Philippines); ENE of Sha Tin, Hong Kong (see coordinates for Hong Kong) and ENE of Macau, Macao (see coordinates for Macau).

The capital of Taiwan is Taipei. Taiwan which is officially The Republic of China (ROC) is de facto independent and sovereign, but has not been universally recognized as de jure independent due to its political status. Note that the Republic of China (ROC) differs from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The dispute is over whether Taiwan should be recognized as the Republic of China (ROC). The People's Republic of China (PRC) opposes the recognition of the ROC and refers to it as the Taiwan authority even though the PRC never controlled the ROC. Additionally, the ROC has its own president, constitution and military. Chinese "中文" is the main language of the country. Chinese, Min Nan Chinese and Hakka Chinese is also spoken.

The 5 most populated places in Taiwan are:

  1. Taipei (see coordinates for Taipei City)
  2. Kaohsiung (see coordinates for Kaohsiung City)
  3. Taichung (see coordinates for Taichung City)
  4. Tainan (see coordinates for Tainan City)
  5. Banqiao (see coordinates for Banqiao District)

6 points of interest in Taiwan:

  • National Taiwan Democracy Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Former British Consulate at Takao, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • East Gate, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Cheng Huang Temple, Taichung, Taiwan
  • Anping Old Fort, Tainan, Taiwan

Taiwan time zone(s):

NameUTC/GMT Offset
China Standard Time+08:00

Now that you know the location, you might also be interested in knowing the land elevation or altitude, for details see elevation for Taiwan.

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