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Teach abroad in Taiwan

About
Taiwan

Taiwan is off the coast of mainland China. It has a wonderful sub-tropical climate, an advanced industrial economy, wonderful landscapes, and vibrant cities. A hybridized culture exists incorporating many different beliefs mainly from China, but also from other parts of Asia and abroad. Taiwan is great for exploring, and it’s in the centre of East Asia. Teaching English in Taiwan has become less common over the years, but there are still many opportunities for those who wish to teach in Taiwan.

Population: 
23,340,000
Capital: 
Taipei
Language: 
Mandarin
Area: 
36,193 sq km (same as Maryland or Belgium)

Need to find an emergency phone number?

Emergency Services

Ambulance and Fire

119

Police

110

Police Broadcasting Network

+886-(0)2-2388-7901

Foreign Affairs Department of the National Police Administration

+886-[0]2-2394-5900

International calls can be made from private cell phones, public IDD phones, or hotel IDD phones. International calls are charged in units of six seconds. It is best to have a phone card when making these calls to prevent a shocking bill in the future. Teachers have a habit of "drunk dialing" in fact, that seemed to be the only time I called home when I was abroad. My folks thought I had a bit of a problem but it was just that I got a little over emotional after the 12th bottle of beer. After the first phone bill I ALWAYS used phone cards or better yet Skype.

Need to find an emergency phone number?

Emergency Services

Ambulance and Fire

119

Police

110

Police Broadcasting Network

+886-(0)2-2388-7901

Foreign Affairs Department of the National Police Administration

+886-[0]2-2394-5900