Taiwan or the Republic of China (ROC) is located out of the southern coast of China, governing the island of Taiwan, the Pescadores (Penghu), Quemoy (Jinmen), and Matsu. With over 22 million populating in 36,000 km2, it is one of the world densest cities. The main island offers, besides its crowded cities and friendly people, steep mountains and lush forests. ... More>National Palace Museum is Taiwaneseâ€™s pride containing the one-tenth of ones in the Forbidden City in China. Taipei is one of the most 24-hour convenient cities with banks, some of government offices and lots of business opening around the clock. Taiwan has blended Asian lifestyle with the west.