US Navy flies aircraft through Taiwan Strait

The Taiwan Strait is a 180-kilometer -wide strait separating the island of Taiwan and Asian continent. The strait is part of the South China Sea and connects to the East China Sea to the north. The narrowest part is 130 km wide.
  • Location: South China Sea, East China Sea (Pacific Ocean)
  • Basin countries: People's Republic of China · Republic of China
  • Min. width: 130 km (81 mi)
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