Official name
Taiwan, Republic of China (ROC)
Eastern Asia
ISO 3166-1


Taipei is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC"). Sitting at the northern tip of the island, Taipei City is an enclave of the municipality of New Taipei City.

The city proper is home to an estimated population of 2,7 million (2015), forming the core part of the Taipei–Keelung metropolitan area which includes the nearby cities of New Taipei and Keelung with a population of 7 million. Roughly one-third of Taiwanese citizens live in the metro district.

The city of Taipei has a Smart City Project Management Office (PMO) that is responsible for the implementation of smart solutions to address some of the city’s main problems.