What is Macau?

  • (noun): A Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea; reverts to China in 1999.
    Synonyms: Macao


Macau (Chinese: 澳門), also spelled Macao ( /məˈkaʊ/), is 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 across from Hong Kong to the east, bordered by Guangdong province to the north and facing the South China Sea to the east and south. The territory's economy is heavily dependent on gambling and tourism, but also includes manufacturing.

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Macau - International Relations - Twin Towns – Sister Cities
... Macau is twinned with São Paulo, Brazil Lisbon, Portugal Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Kolkata, India Brasília, Brazil Porto, Portugal Brussels, Belgium Coimbra, Portugal Luanda, Angola Linköp ...
Macau Light Rail Transit - Stations
... The Phase I Macau LRT (Macau-Taipa Line) will have 21 stations, two stations initially scheduled near the Cultural Centre and near the Macau Government Headquarters. 11 Jardins do Oceano 海洋花園 海洋花园 12 Jockey Clube de Macau 澳門賽馬會 澳门赛马会 13 Estádio de Macau 澳門運動場 澳门运动场 14 Vila da Taipa ...
Corpo De Bombeiros De Macau - Commissioners
... Loi Kam Wan - Commissioner Macau Fire Service Eurico Lopes Fazenda - Deputy Commissioner Macau Fire Service Lei Pun Chi - Deputy Commissioner Macau Fire Service ...
Macau Light Rail Transit - Network
... The LRT network will consist of at least two phases Phase I Line (Macau-Taipa Line) The line will connect major entry-exit points at the Macau Peninsula and the Taipa Island with residential and tourist areas ... passing through the inner harbour area, and eventually form a loop on the Macau peninsula ...
Commission Of Audit (Macau)
... Commission of Audit (Macau) is the auditor for the government of Macau to aid accountability by conducting independent audits of the government operations ... Commissioner reports directly to the Chief Executive of Macau, not to Legislative Council of Macau and therefore lacks independence from political interference ...