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Taiwan Strait

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Taiwan Strait

The Taiwan Strait or Formosa Strait, also known as the Black Ditch (Chinese: 烏水溝), is a 180 km (110 mile) wide strait separating the island of Taiwan from the Asian mainland. 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 (81 miles) wide.

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It is also site of the annual Xiamen-Kinmen Swim (廈金海峽橫渡), one of the Top 50 Open Water Swims In Asia, one of the World's Top 100 Island Swims.

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