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Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
中華人民共和國澳門特別行政區
Jūng'wàh Yàhnmàhn Guhng'wòhgwok Oumún Dahkbiht Hàhngjingkēui(Cantonese)
Região Administrativa Especial de Macau da República Popular da China(Portuguese)
Anthem: 
City flower
Location of Macau within China
Location of Macau within China
StatusSpecial administrative region
Official languages
Official scripts
Ethnic groups(2014)
DemonymMacanese
GovernmentDevolvedparliamentarymulti-party system within socialistrepublic
Fernando Chui
Sonia Chan
Lionel Leong
Wong Sio Chak
Ho Iat Seng
Sam Hou Fai
National representation
12 deputies (of 2,924)[2]
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Autonomy within the People's Republic of China
1557
1 December 1887
20 December 1999
Area
• Total
115.3 km2 (44.5 sq mi)
• Water (%)
73.7
Population
• 2016 census
650,900[3]
• Density
21,411/km2 (55,454.2/sq mi) (1st)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$65,383 billion (93rd)
• Per capita
$104,169 (3rd)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$44,803 billion (83rd)
• Per capita
$73,187 (3rd)
HDI (2016)Increase 0.905c
very high
CurrencyMacanese pataca (MOP)
Time zoneMacau Standard Time(UTC+8)
Date formatdd-mm-yyyy
yyyy年mm月dd日
Drives on theleft
Calling code+853
ISO 3166 codeMO
Internet TLD
Website
gov.mo
  1. ^Cantonese is the de facto standard.
  2. ^ For all government use, documents written using Traditional Chinese characters are authoritative over ones inscribed with Simplified Chinese characters. Portuguese shares equal status with Chinese in all official proceedings.
  3. ^ The UN does not calculate the HDI of Macau. The government of Macau calculates its own HDI.[4]
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Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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