The narrow definition of Taipei is Taipei CIty. Taipei City is the capital and municipality of Republic of China. It is also the political, economical, and cultural development center of Taiwan. According to the ranking A.T. Kearney made for cities around the world, Taipei City was ranked 33rd. Taipei is a modern city with both skyscrapers and streets built in the days when Japanese occupied Taiwan. The most eye-catching view in downtown is the Taipei 101, once the highest building in the world. Besides, Taipei is known for the large variety of street vendors and night markets, such as Raohe Street Night Market, Shilin Night Market, and so on.
The general definition of Taipei is Taipei-Keelung metropolitan area, including Taipei City, New Taipei City and Keelung. Net-Chinese offers .taipei domain registration of three years.