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Symbols

Symbol Meaning
🏁 official Chinese title of the agency's head
@ acting
died in office
took a leave of absence
executed
© civilian
that person is also known under another name, cited below
was appointed but did not actually take office
resignation was validated only after appointment of successor
took over as minister without portfolio
indicates a subordinate agency/committee/organization/entity
agency was renamed/upgraded/transformed
agency remained unchanged
indicates an entity which was eventually abolished
diplomatic relations with the ROC were severed
diplomatic relations with the ROC were established
® state has been renamed since
¹ member of the ROC Legislative Yuan who took a leave of absence
² member of the ROC Legislative Yuan who switched political affiliation during Legislative term
³ member of the ROC Legislative Yuan who switched political affiliation during Legislative term and took a leave of absence
female legislator
indicates the winner(s) of an election
nuclear facility
domestic airport
disputed
Ø average
gold medal (Olympic games)
silver medal (Olympic games)
bronze medal (Olympic games)
🚩 Special Municipality (zhixiashi 直轄市)
rural township (xiang 鄉)
urban township/town (zhen 鎮)
Mountain Aborigines community (shandixiang 山地鄉)
Plains Aborigines community (pingdixiang 平地鄉)
address
indicates an abridged version of a document with most of its contents left out

Furthermore, a red star symbol ("") indicates official organizations of the PRC.

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