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Macau
Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
Chinese:中華人民共和國澳門特別行政區
Cantonese Yale romanisation:Jūng'wàh Yàhnmàhn Guhng'wòhgwok Oumún Dahkbiht Hàhngjingkēui
Portuguese:Região Administrativa Especial de Macau da República Popular da China
Location of Macau within China
Location of Macau within China
Sovereign statePeople's Republic of China
Portuguese lease1557
Treaty of Peking1 December 1887
Sino-Portuguese Joint Declaration26 March 1987
Transfer from Portugal20 December 1999
Largest parish
by population
Nossa Senhora de Fátima
Official languages
Ethnic groups
(2016)
88.4% Han Chinese
4.6% Filipino
2.4% Vietnamese
1.7% Portuguese
2.8% Others[3]
Demonym(s)Macau[c]
GovernmentDevolved executive-led government within a socialist republic[6]
Ho Iat Seng
André Cheong Weng-chon
Kou Hoi In
Sam Hou Fai
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
National representation
12 deputies
29 delegates[7]
Area
• Total
115.3 km2 (44.5 sq mi)
• Water (%)
73.7
Highest elevation172.4 m (565.6 ft)
Population
• 2021 estimate
682,300
• Density
21,340/km2 (55,270.3/sq mi) (1st)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
Increase $40 billion[8] (115th)
• Per capita
Decrease $58,931[8] (9th)
GDP (nominal)2020[8] estimate
• Total
Decrease $26 billion[8] (100th)
• Per capita
Decrease $38,769[8] (23rd)
Gini (2013)35[9]
medium
HDI (2019)Increase 0.922[d]
very high · 17th
CurrencyMacanese pataca (MOP)
Time zoneUTC+08:00 (Macau Standard Time)
Date formatdd-mm-yyyy
yyyy年mm月dd日
Mains electricity220 V–50 Hz
Driving sideleft
Calling code+853
ISO 3166 code
Internet TLD
Licence plate prefixesNone for local vehicles, 粤Z for cross-boundary vehicles

Macau

Macau or Macao, officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (MSAR), is a city and special administrative region of China in the western Pearl River Delta by the South China Sea. With a population of about 680,000 and an area of 32.9 km2 (12.7 sq mi), it is the most densely populated region in the world.