Taiwan, China

Controversial term describing Taiwan and its related territories as part of "China" This article is about the term "Taiwan, China". For the country commonly known as "Taiwan", see Taiwan. For the Taiwan Province governed by the Republic of China, see Taiwan Province. For Taiwan Province, People's Republic of China, see Taiwan Province, People's Republic of China. For other uses, see Taiwan (disambiguation). See also: Cross-Strait relations (Learn how and when to remove this template message)

Taiwan, Province of ChinaTraditional:Chinese中國臺灣省Simplified Chinese中国台湾省Tibetan nameTibetanཐའེ་ཝན, ཀྲུང་གོ་Zhuang nameZhuangDaizvanh CunggozMongolian nameMongolian CyrillicТайвань ХятадMongolian scriptᠲᠠᠶᠢᠪᠠᠨᠢ ᠬᠢᠲᠠᠳUyghur nameUyghurجۇڭگو,تەيۋەن‎Manchu nameManchu scriptᡨᠠᡳᠸᠠᠨ ᠵᡠᠩᡬᠣRomanizationTaiwan Jungg'o

"Taiwan, China", "Taiwan, Province of China", or "Taiwan Province, China" are a set of politically controversial terms that characterize Taiwan and its associated territories as a province or territory of "China".

The term "Taiwan, China" (中国台湾) is used by mainland Chinese media even though the People's Republic of China (PRC) – which is widely recognized by the international community as the legitimate representative of "China" – does not exercise jurisdiction over areas controlled by the Republic of China (ROC).

The terms are contentious and potentially ambiguous because they relate to the controversial issues of the political status of Taiwan and cross-Strait relations between "Taiwan" and "China". Since 1949, two "Chinas" actually exist, namely the Republic of China (ROC, now usually known as "Taiwan") and the ...read more

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