Taiwan is a de facto country, meaning by facts, it is a country. By the Montevideo Convention, a country must fulfill the following 4 criterias:

(a) a permanent population;
(b) a defined territory;
(c) government; and
(d) capacity to enter into relations with the other states.

One of the biggest topics around Taiwan is its status in the international community. Here we explore different areas of how, why and what happened to Taiwan to get where it is today.

Is Taiwan a country or not? Here’s the information to help you decide.