• National Palace Museum
  • Grand Hotel
  • Taipei-101
  • Jade Mountain

 

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About Taiwan

 

Basic Information of Taiwan

Time
Taiwan is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Electricity
Taiwan uses electric current of 110 volts at 60 cycles, appliances from Europe, Australia or South-East Asia will need an adaptor or transformer. Many buildings have sockets with 220 volts especially for the use of air conditioners.

Language
The official language of Taiwan is Mandarin Chinese, and English is widely spoken in Taipei.

International airports
There are three international airports in Taiwan; the most recommended airport as the final destination would be the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Taipei SongShan Airport

Currency and Banks
The Country’s currency is the New Taiwan dollar (NT$). Several foreign currencies can be exchanged at hotels, airports and government-designated banks. Major credit cards are widely accepted, and traveler’s checks may be accepted by tourist-oriented shops and at most international tourist hotels and banks. Banks open from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday to Friday and closed at weekend and public holidays.

Weather
Taiwan enjoys a subtropical climate with warm weather all year round. The annual average temperature is 22 degrees Celsius with lowest temperatures ranging from 12 to 17 degrees Celsius (54-63 Fahrenheit). Current temperature in Taipei:


 
 

The 13th International Conference on Combustion & Energy Utilization
Date: 2-5, Oct, 2016 | Venue: GIS NTU Convention Center