6 Facts About Taiwan

1. In 2008, Taiwan hosted the World Youth Korfball Championship and took the silver medal.

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2. In 2009, Taiwan hosted two international sporting events on the island.

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3. In 2008, Taiwan had 3,262 Churches, an increase of 145.

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4. In 1962, Taiwan had a per-capita gross national product (GNP) of $170, placing its economy on a par with those of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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5. In the 1970s, Taiwan was economically the second fastest growing state in Asia after Japan.

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6. The modern word "Taiwan" is derived from this usage, which is seen in various forms in Chinese historical records.

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