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Outline of Macau

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Outline of Macau

The location of Macau
An enlargeable map of Macau, showing Macau Peninsula, Cotai, Taipa and Coloane.

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Macau:

The Macau Special Administrative Region[1] of the People's Republic of China – one of the two special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China, the other being Hong Kong. Macau lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta, bordering Guangdong province in the north and facing the South China Sea in the east and south.[2] The territory has thriving industries such as textiles, electronics and toys, and a notable tourist industry that boasts a wide range of hotels, resorts, stadiums, restaurants and casinos.[3]

General reference

Geography of Macau

Location of Macau

Geographic features of Macau

Administrative divisions of Macau

(Cotai, the reclaimed land between the islands of Taipa and Coloane, had not been assigned to any of the parishes as of 2005).

Demography of Macau

Population: 503,000 (2006 Qtr2 est.)

  • Males: 245,600 (2006 Qtr2 est.)
  • Females: 257,400 (2006 Qtr2 est.)

Government and politics of Macau

Main article: Government of Macau and Politics of Macau

Branches of the government of Macau

Executive branch of the government of Macau

Other departments of the government of Macau

Legislative branch of the government of Macau

Judicial branch of the government of Macau

Foreign relations of Macau

International organization membership

The Macau Special Administrative Region is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Macau

Military of Macau

History of Macau

Culture of Macau

Street scene in Macau

Art in Macau

Sports in Macau

Economy and infrastructure of Macau

Education in Macau

See also


  1. ^ a b
  2. ^ Macao Yearbook 2007, 475.
  3. ^ Chan, 12-13.

External links

  • MacauHub
  • Portal of the government of Macau
  • Government Information Bureau
  • Cultural Affairs Bureau
  • Macau Government Tourist Office
Guides and directories
  • Macau City Guide
  • Macau travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • CIA - The World Factbook — Macau
  • Country Study: MacauLibrary of Congress -
  • Macau Yearbook
  • Encyclopedia of Macau (in Chinese)
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