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Is Taiwan an independent nation?
The majority of the international community does not recognize Taiwanese statehood.
In 1971, PRC replaced Taiwan as "China" in the United Nations, and the UN refuse to let ROC re-enter the UN by the name of "Taiwan".
The recognition of Taiwanese statehood has decreased over the years as a consequence of the People's Republic of China
becoming a superpower
At least 106 nations have absolutely
with Taiwan, formal or otherwise.
China claims Taiwan is a part of its territory and says that it is simply a
A lot of nations unofficially interact with Taiwan as an independent state.
The status of independence isn't so much about whether other nations agree that it is a nation, but whether it is sustainable itself as an independent entity without having to answer to another government.
recognize the ROC as the sole legal representative of China and have full diplomatic relations with Taiwan.