China is officially called the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Taiwan is alternatively known as the Republic of China (ROC).
The PRC considers Taiwan to be its 23rd province and claims to have sovereignty over it. Conversely, the ROC claims to have sovereignty over all of mainland China.
Most countries do not officially recognize Taiwan as an independent country, due to China's insistence that nations cannot have official relations with both China and Taiwan. Recommended reading:
The western part of Asia, the Middle East, is not shown on this quiz due to size constraints. Please visit the Middle East quiz to complete your knowledge of Asia, and pay close attention to the important notes there.
Here's a tip for remembering the "stans"
Start at the top, and go clockwise, and they are in alphabetical order:
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