Taiwan 台灣

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Táiwān 台灣

Other names include: Bǎodǎo 寶島; Kūndǎo 鯤島; Fúěrmóshā (Formosa) 福爾摩沙

Office of the Governor-General of Taiwan, 1920s?
Nearby Locations:
Southeast China Region
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Táiwān 台灣 is an island province in the southeast of China. Separated administratively from Fújiàn 福建 province in 1885, from 1895 to 1945 it was ruled as part of the Japanese Empire. In 1949 the Nationalist government moved to the island.

Important Buddhist Sites

  • Shàndǎo Temple 善導寺 and several Buddhist periodicals were based in Táiběi 台北

Other Notes

References and Resources

  • Taiwan Maps, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin
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