According to ALLCITYCODES.COM, the area code of Taiwan is +886. It is an island nation located in East Asia and is the most populous state and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations. Taiwan covers a total land area of 36,193 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 23 million people. Mandarin Chinese is the official language while English is also widely spoken. The climate in Taiwan varies due to its diverse geography ranging from tropical to sub-tropical climates. The summer months (May to September) usually experience hot temperatures with average highs reaching around 30°C while winter months (November to March) typically have cooler temperatures with average lows dipping below 10 degrees Celsius in some areas. Taiwan has a vibrant culture that reflects its rich history as well as its geography and environment. Music styles range from traditional folk music such as Beiguan or Nanguan to more modern genres such as pop or rock while traditional dancing often incorporates intricate hand movements accompanied by drums or gongs. Religion also plays an important role in Taiwanese culture with Buddhism being the predominant faith followed by other faiths such as Taoism and Christianity. Taiwan is home to many unique species including Formosan Rock Macaque, Clouded Leopard, Wild Boar, Horseshoe Bat and Swinhoe’s Pheasant among many others. There are also several national parks where visitors can explore these animals in their natural habitats such as Taroko National Park or Yushan National Park. Taiwan is a multi-party democracy with a President as its Head of State. The President is directly elected by the people and serves a four-year term. The Legislative Yuan is the unicameral legislature of Taiwan, and it has 113 members who are elected by popular vote to serve four-year terms. The Judicial Yuan is the highest court in Taiwan and consists of 15 justices appointed by the President with approval from the Legislative Yuan. There are several major parties in Taiwan, including the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Kuomintang (KMT), People First Party (PFP), New Power Party (NPP) and the Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU). Each party has different views on how to best manage Taiwan’s economy, relations with mainland China, social welfare policies, foreign policy, etc., but all parties work together to ensure that Taiwan remains a free and democratic nation. PARADISDACHAT: Features public policy of Taiwan.