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Taiwan, an aa kent as Formosa (frae Portuguese: Ilha Formosa, "Bonnie Island"), is an island situated in East Asie in the Wastren Pacific Ocean an located off the sootheastren coast o Mainland Cheenae. It haes comprised maist (99%) o the territory o the Republic o Cheenae (ROC) since the 1950s. The term "Taiwan" haes also become a commonly uised alternative name baith domestically an internaitionally tae refer tae the entire kintra o Republic o Cheenae after the ROC lost international diplomatic recognition as "Cheenae" in the 1970s.