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More Halal Restaurants and Food now available in Taiwan.

There are now more and more options for Muslim travelers to enjoy Halal food in Taiwan. With Taiwan Tourism players targeting to attract more Muslim visitors to Taiwan, there are a number of Halal Restaurants certified by the China Muslim Association.

China Muslim Association is the certification body certifying the Restaurants in Taiwan.  They offer two kind of certfication:

  1. "Halal restaurants" for food outlets owned by Muslims
  2. "Muslim friendly restaurants" for food outlets owned by non-Muslims

 

 The Halal logo (certificates) issued which will be displayed in the food outlets are as in the picture below:

 Taiwan Muslim Friendly Restaurant LogoTaiwan Halal Restaurant Logo

There are more than 30 restaurants now certified by CMA, which includes a few Halal restaurants in Taiwan hotels and a couple of halal food outlets at the Taiyuan Airport. 

When travelling to Taiwan, it is better to stick to Restaurants which have obtained eiither of the above halal certificates. In case you have to re-confirm with a Chinese resturants about the "Halalness" of the food, ask them if the food is "Qing Zhen" (pronounced approximately as "ching jen") is the Chinese word used to refer to Muslim food. The chinese characters for these words are as in the picture below. This is the same word used in Mainland China as well.

Qing Zhen Halal in Chinese

 Check our listing of Halal Restaurants in Taiwan here

 

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Taiwan Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL/COMMERCIAL CAPITAL:Taipei


Geography
Located 180 kilometers off the southeastern coast of China, Taiwan has an area of 35,881 km2 (13,853.7 sq mi).

DEMOGRAPHY
A population of close to 23 Million. Muslims account for about 0.3% of the population.

CLIMATE
The entire island experiences hot, humid weather from June through September.The average temperature in Taipei, Taiwan is 21.6 °C (71 °F).

LANGUAGES SPOKEN
Taiwanese Hokkien, commonly called "Taiwanese", is the language with the most native speakers.

LOCAL TIME
GMT+8 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
General: 9 AM to 6 PM

HOLIDAYS
Founding Day : January 1
228 Peace Memorial Day: February 28
Tomb Sweeping Day: April 4,5 or 6
Double Tenth National Day: October 10

Based on the lunar calandar:
Chinese New Year
Dragon Boat Festival
Moon Festival
Chinese New Year's Eve

CURRENCY

Taiwan Dollars

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police: 110
Medical/Fire: 119
From GSM Handset: 112

 

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