The Taiwan Strait or Formosa Strait, an aa kent as the Black Ditch (simplifeed Cheenese: 乌水沟; traditeeonal Cheenese: 烏水溝; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: O͘-chúi-kau), is a 180 kilometres (110 mi) wide strait separatin the island o Taiwan frae mainland Cheenae.

Taiwan Strait
Taiwan Strait.png
Traditional Chinese臺灣海峽 or 台灣海峽
Simplified Chinese台湾海峡
Hokkien POJTâi-ôan Hái-kiap
Abbreviated as
Traditional Chinese臺海 or 台海
Simplified Chinese台海
Hokkien POJTâi-hái
Leeteral meaninTai-Sea