Dating tawag sa mongolia
A large military presence reminds onlookers of the government's determination to defend the homeland against communist aggression.High school marching bands in brightly colored uniforms are symbols of the modern educational system and modernity in general.
Mainlanders are monolingual, although some second-generation mainlanders speak Taiwanese. The symbols of the national culture are conspicuous on the Double Ten (10 October), a national holiday that commemorates the founding of the Republic of China (ROC) in 1911.The island's original inhabitants ( Yuanzhumin ), who are related to Malayo-Polynesian peoples of Southeast Asia, have lived on the island for thousands of years.The culture is a blend of aboriginal cultures, Taiwanese folk cultures, Chinese classical culture, and Western-influenced modern culture.The Nationalists have failed to impose a Chinese national culture on the island, and the potential for a Taiwanese national culture is held in check by both the Nationalists and the People's Republic of China (PRC) as they contest the country's sovereignty. Taiwan lies between Japan and Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China.The total area is 13,800 square miles, (32,260 square kilometers).A massive mountain range covers two-thirds of the island and includes East Asia's highest peak, Yü Shan.
The subtropical climate is affected by two weather patterns: a continental monsoon that brings cool, wet weather to the northern half of the island between October and March and an ocean monsoon that brings rain to the southern half between April and September. Most mainlanders live in the north, Taiwanese live along the western coast, and aborigines live in the mountains and on the eastern coast. With an estimated population of 22,113,250 in 1999, Taiwan is the second most densely populated country in the world. Mandarin Chinese is the national language and the language of education, government, and culture.
Alam niyo bang may mga nag-aangking mga 'Kristiano' raw sila subalit ang tawag nila sa kanilang sarili ay mga 'Iglesia' o 'INC'? Alam niyo rin ba kung anong tawag sa mga naunang Kristiano bago pa man sila tinawag na 'Kristiano' sa Antioch (Mga Gawa ) noong mga 30 AD?
At alam niyo rin ba kung saan unang tinawag na 'Katoliko' ang mga Kristiano?
Over four-fifths of the people are descendants of Han Chinese settlers who came to the island in the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries from southeastern China.
They were joined in 1949 by remnants of the Nationalist party and army that left China after their defeat in the Chinese Civil War (1927–1949).
Seventy percent of the population is Hokkien, 14 percent is Hakka, 14 percent is Mainlander, and two percent is aboriginal. Taiwanese speak Taiyu, a southern Min dialect ( nanminhua ), or Hakka.