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Title : Taiwan Strait (Prelims Specific Topic)


Date : Nov 24, 2021

Description :
  • Taiwan Strait (Taiwan Strait):

 

  • The Taiwan Waterway, commonly known as the Formosa Waterway, is a 180-kilometer strait connecting Taiwan and mainland China.
  • The strait is currently a portion of the South China Sea, and it connects to the East China Sea to the north.
  • Asia's continental shelf surrounds the whole strait, with the narrowest point measuring 130 kilometres.
  • The People's Republic of China (PRC) and Taiwan have long supported the One-China Policy, which considers the Taiwan Strait to be part of a single "China's" exclusive economic zone.

 

 


Tags : china, taiwan, eez

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