Taiwan has asked internet search company Google to stop calling it a province of China on its maps.
A Taiwan foreign ministry spokesman said Tuesday that the ministry has asked Google to correct the description.
Taiwan says it is a sovereign, independent state officially called the Republic of China.
China views Taiwan as a breakaway province and has threatened to attack the island if it pushes for formal statehood. The two split in a civil war that ended in 1949.
Some information for this report provided by AFP and Reuters.