Macau

 

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34343.pngMacau / Macao (Special Administrative Region of PRC)

Former Portuguese colony is now one of the richest cities in World

Located 45 minutes (by turbojet) west of Hong Kong

Reputed as the Las Vegas of Asia

34343.pngFast Facts:

Population: 647,000

Area (sqkm): 28.2

# of Districts: 8 (Peninsula + 2 Islands)

Dominant Dialects: Cantonese

Time Zone: UTC/GMT +8

Phone Code: 853

Currency: Pataca (MOP pegged to HKD)

Electricity: 220V/50Hz (UK plug)

Airport(s): Macau International Airport (IATA: MFM)

34343.pngRankings & Statistics:

#1 GDP per capita by Purchasing Power Parity in World

Most densely populated region in World

4th Highest Life Expectancy in World

Top 20 Human Development Index

34343.pngSightseeing:

Historic Centre of Macau (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Ruins of St. Paul Cathedral

A-Ma Temple

Na Tcha Temple

Senado Square