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Karte von Formosa
1895 German map of Taiwan (Formosa)

Slightly bigger than Japan’s Kyushu and Canada’s Vancouver Island, Taiwan (Formosa) is home to over 23 million people.

Taiwan is situated on crossroads and frontiers. Located on a blurry division between East and Southeast Asia, Taiwan has been a crucial trade link between these regions since the 17th century—creating an ideal setting for the mixing of diverse cultures within its borders.

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