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The name also appears in the Book of Sui (636) and other early works, but scholars cannot agree on whether these references are to the Ryukyus, Taiwan or even Luzon.The official name of the state is the "Republic of China"; it has also been known under various names throughout its existence. For the preceding state in mainland China, see Republic of China (1912–1949). For other uses, see Taiwan (disambiguation) and Republic of China (disambiguation).Neighbouring states include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the west, Japan to the north-east, and the Philippines to the south.Taiwan's export-oriented industrial economy is the 21st-largest in the world, with major contributions from steel, machinery, electronics and chemicals manufacturing.
Taipei is the capital and largest metropolitan area.The ROC is no longer a member of the UN, having been replaced by the PRC in 1971.