Why there is no fourth floor in Taiwan’s hotels and hospitals, know interesting facts
China is furious after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. It has surrounded Taiwan by the sea from all sides. Not only this, China has also launched its most dangerous rocket force in the Gulf of Taiwan. The force has surface-to-air ballistic and cruise missiles. China has also threatened America if it supports Taiwan. If there was a war, Taiwan would not stand anywhere in front of China, but America stands behind it, due to which even China would not dare to attack. Amidst the increasing tension between the two countries, let’s know some interesting facts related to Taiwan.
Taiwan separated from China in 1949
Taiwan is a small island located in East Asia, which was separated from China in 1949 after the Chinese Civil War. This country considers itself an independent country. But China still considers it as its province.
second tallest building in the world
Taiwan has a population of 23 million (2.3 million). Of these, 80 percent are natives, while 15 percent have settled here from China. The capital here is Taipei and the population of this city is 26 lakhs. Before the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world.
buildings do not have a fourth floor
The people of Taiwan consider the color white to be a symbol of death while red is a symbol of good luck. Apart from this, 4 numbers here are considered very inauspicious. Even hotels, hospitals and big buildings in the country do not have a fourth floor.
largest bat in the world
Taiwan has the largest number of bats in the world. From parks to public places, bats are seen hanging here. Bats are often seen here even during the day.
Thousands of earthquakes occur in Taiwan every year
Taiwan comes under the Rings of Fire region, which is most prone to earthquakes. More than 1000 small earthquakes occur here every year. However, the buildings have not suffered much due to the advanced technology.
Taiwanese people wear the most face masks
Taiwanese people often wear face masks. They do this to avoid disease and pollution. The girls here love fair skin, which is why they also use face masks to protect themselves from the sun.
First country to recognize same-sex marriage
Taiwan is the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. Taiwan has also been ruled by China, Japan and for some time Holland. The national language of Taiwan is Mandarin.
The watch is not given as a gift
In Taiwan, watches are never given to each other as gifts. In fact, it is believed that giving a watch means that you wish for him to be dead. Few people know that Taiwanese schools do not have watchmen.
Dustbins cannot be placed on the streets
In Taiwan, you will not find dustbins on the streets, but they are kept inside homes or shops. The people of Taiwan celebrate the Hungry Ghost Festival every year in the month of August. It is believed that the gates of hell open on this day. In such a situation, they worship to drive away the evil forces.
35th happiest country in the world
According to The World Happiness Report, Taiwan is the 35th happiest country out of 156 countries in the world. It is considered a happier country than Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea and China.