Taipei, where we grew up, covers 272 sq. kilometers with a population
of 2.62 million people. Taipei is a place filled with wonders and
different features. Under the test of time, Taipei has cultivated
its rich and sound foundation. Its conservation, art, humanity,
ancient relic culture and history, have made Taipei one of world's
famous attractive cities. Politics, culture and education, economic
and trade development, tourism and fashion further enrich Taipei's
diversity. In December 2004, Taipei 101 was officially opened, which
brought Taipei into the spotlight on the world stage.
Xin-Yi Planned District is the most economically flourished district
in Taipei. The district is composed of numerous tall commercial
buildings and more than 10 thousand mainstream enterprises. Commercial
activities are frequently held at the famous Taipei World Trade
Center District. Besides the TWTC, International Trade Building,
Taipei International Convention Center, Grand Hyatt Taipei and major
IT companies such as Microsoft and HP also station in this district.
The addition of Taipei 101 has juxtaposed Taipei with the New York
Manhattan District. Overlooking from Taipei 101 Observatory, you
can always see the breath-taking view of Taipei! Taipei 101 is indeed
the center of this city.