(Encyclopedia) Kaohsiung or Kao-hsiungboth: goushyo?ong, special municipality (2010 pop. 2,777,384), 1,140 sq mi (2,952 sq km), S Taiwan. The economic center of S Taiwan, it is Taiwan's? (Encyclopedia) Pratas Island prts, also called Dongsha Islanddo?ongsh, in the South China Sea, controlled by Taiwan and administered as part of Kaohsiung. A national park, the island is part of? (Encyclopedia) Taipei t?b?, special municipality (2010 pop. 2,655,515), N Taiwan, capital of Taiwan and provisional capital of the Republic of China. It is the administrative, cultural, and? (Encyclopedia) Taiwan t?wn, Portuguese Formosa, officially Republic of China, island nation (2015 est. pop. 23,486,000), 13,885 sq mi (35,961 sq km), in the Pacific Ocean, separated from the? U.S. Department of State Background Note Taiwan Index: People History Administration Political Conditions Economy Defense Foreign Relations U.S.-Taiwan Relations PEOPLETaiwan has a population? The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) ranks the world's ports annually according to their volume capacity, container traffic, number of cruise passengers, revenues, and? The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) ranks the world's ports annually according to their volume capacity, container traffic, number of cruise passengers, revenues, and? Total cargo volume, metric tons (1,000s)Container traffic (TEUs) (1,000s)1RankPortCountryTonsRankPortCountryTEUs1.SingaporeSingapore347,6941.Hong KongChina20,4992.RotterdamNetherlands326,9582.? The following table lists the tallest buildings in the world by height. The Burj Khalifa, completed in January 2010, tops the list. NOTE: This list includes only buildings.2 For towers,? Year Champion Runner-up Score1947 Williamsport, Pa. Lock Haven, Pa. 16?71948 Lock Haven, Pa. St. Petersburg, Fla. 6?51949 Hammonton, N.J. Pensacola, Fla. 5?01950 Houston, Tex. Bridgeport,?