Travel to Taiwan
Taiwan is located in between the southeastern coast of the Asian continent and the East Asian islands distributed among the western Pacific Rim. Taiwan is a long and narrow island stretching from north to south. The island is about 395 km long vertically and about 144 km in width with a total land area of around 36,000 square kilometers (about 14,400 square miles). The mountain areas cover the majority of the island. Taiwan’s ecological resources are abundant. The plains of Taiwan are relatively narrow and found only in the western region and the longitudinal valley along the east coast. Taiwan belongs to tropical and subtropical climate zones. From January to March, the average temperature is around 15°C. From June to August, hot weather prevails with temperature rising up to 38°C. More moderate temperatures follow in the months between, with an average temperature of 25°C.
Taiwan has a population of about 23 million people which consists of various ethnics groups. The aborigines who have inhabited the island for around 8,000 years make up 2.3% of the total population. The Han Chinese who migrated to Taiwan in the 17thcentury constitute the rest of the population. The diversity of cultures and heritage formed with the integration of different ethnic groups. Seventy percent of the population are concentrated in the five western metropolitan areas (Taipei, Taoyuan, Taichung, Tainan, and Kaohsiung). Every year, travelers from all over the world come to Taiwan to experience the beautiful culture and warm hospitality. For further information, please click here.
April in TAIWAN
By April, spring is in full swing. It is a popular time of year to visit Taiwan. The average temperatures are a warm but delightful 22-25°C in Taipei. April continues to be an excellent time of year for trekking in the country’s mountain ranges. There is plenty of choice, with 286 mountains over 3,000 meters. The landscape is particularly picturesque due to the blooming cherry blossoms.
In addition to the free Wi-Fi access, payable Wi-Fi accesses are also available in most of 7-11 convenience stores across Taiwan, and in coffee shops and restaurants like Starbucks or McDonald’s. Prepaid access cards can be purchased over the counter at the stores, and the costs vary.