Flag of the Republic of China (Taiwan) (GIF)

The Taiwan flag is a red flag with a dark blue canton with twelve rays of the white sun. The same white sun is featured on its dark blue round emblem. In China, the flag is often described as "Blue Sky, White Sun, and Fully Red World" to reflect its characteristics. Also, the twelve rays of the sun represent the twelve months; the blue represents nationalism and freedom; the white, democracy and equality; and the red, the livelihood and fraternity of the people. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted on May 5, 1921.

The Taiwan flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Taiwan, officially known as the Republic of China (ROC), is an East Asian state and an island country located in the western Pacific Ocean. Its capital is Taipei, and its population is about 23,591,000.

The waving flag of Taiwan with its emblem (unofficial)

The national emblem of Taiwan on a waving white flag

The waving vertical flag of the Republic of China (Taiwan) (Animated GIF)
Capital:Taipei (pop. 2,671,000)
Other major cities:New Taipei (4,000,000)
Taichung (2,809,000)
Kaohsiung (2,773,000)
Official languages:Traditional Chinese, Mandarin
Region:Eastern Asia
Ethnic groups:70% Hoklo Han Chinese
14% Hakka Han Chinese
14% Mainland Chinese
2% Others
Religion:43.8% Folk religions
21.2% Buddhism
13.7% Unaffiliated
5.8% Christianity
15.5% Other
Area:35,980 km²
(13,890 sq mi)
Currency:New Taiwan dollar

Keywords: Flag and emblem of Taiwan (Simplified Chinese: 台湾的国旗和国徽; Traditional Chinese: 台灣的國旗和國徽), GIF

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