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Macao Facts

  • Name: Macau
    (long form) Macau SAR
  • Capital City: None, as Macau is a Special Administrative "Region" of China
  • Macau Population: 583,003 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Macanese pataca (MOP)
    (conversion rates)

    Boliviano
    10 Macanese patacas
  • Ethnicity: Chinese 94.3%, other 5.7% (includes Macanese - mixed Portuguese and Asian ancestry)
  • GDP total: $47.19 billion (2011 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $82,400 (2011 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Cantonese 85.7%, Hokkien 4%, Mandarin 3.2%, other Chinese dialects 2.7%, English 1.5%, Tagalog 1.3%, other 1.6%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Macau
  • Name: It is believed that 'Macau' is a derivative of the A-Ma Temple, built in dedication to Matsu – the goddess of seafarers and fishermen.
  • National Day: October 1
  • Religion: Buddhist 50%, Roman Catholic 15%, none or other 35%
  • Symbols

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