IndexMundi Home
Flag of Macau

Macau

Factbook > Countries

Introduction

Geography

Demographics

Government

Economy

Energy

Telecommunications

Transportation

Military

Transnational Issues

Environment

Health

Macao Special Administrative Regionof the People's Republic of China[a]
中華人民共和國澳門特別行政區(Chinese)
Região Administrativa Especial de Macau da República Popular da China(Portuguese)
Anthem: 
《義勇軍進行曲》
Marcha dos Voluntários (March of the Volunteers)
City flower
Nelumbo nucifera (蓮花)
Macau locator map.svg
StatusSpecial administrative region
Official languages
Writing systems
Ethnic groups
DemonymMacanese
Sovereign state China
GovernmentSpecial administrative region[a]
Fernando Chui
Sonia Chan
Sam Hou Fai
Ho Iat Seng
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Establishment
1557
1 December 1887
20 December 1999
Area
• Total
115.3 km2 (44.5 sq mi)[c] (235th)
• Water (%)
73.7
Population
• August 2016 census
650,900[2]
• Density
21,411/km2 (55,454.2/sq mi) (1st)
GDP (PPP)2013 estimate
• Total
$80.765 billion (85th)
• Per capita
$142,599 (1st)
GDP (nominal)2013 estimate
• Total
$51.753 billion (81st)
• Per capita
$91,376 (4th)
HDI (2014)Steady 0.894[3]
very high · 18th
CurrencyMacanese pataca (MOP)
Time zoneMacau Standard Time(UTC+8)
• Summer (DST)
not observed (UTC)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+853
ISO 3166 codeMO
Internet TLD.mo
  1. ^ The government of Macau is a Multi-Party form of government.
  1. ^As reflected in the Chinese text of the Macau emblem, the text of the Macao Basic Law, and the Macao Government Website, the full name of the country is the "Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China". Although the conventions of "Macau Special Administrative Region", "Macao" and "Macau" can also be used.
  2. ^While Simplified Chinese characters are the written standard in mainland China, Traditional Chinese characters are the long-established de facto standard in Macau.
  3. ^Current statistics: June 2016– Direcçāo dos Serviços de Cartografia e Cadastro (Cartography and Cadastre Bureau)
Country Comparisons

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


Home | About | Search | Site Map | Blog | Discussion Forums