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Macau Travel Guide

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Quick Facts
Capital Macau
Government Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
Currency Macau Pataca (MOP), also Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) and Renminbi (RMB) are widely used
Area total: 28.2 km2
water: 0 km2
land: 28.2 km2 (2008, increasing due to land reclamation)
Population 545,674 (July 2008 est.)
Language Portuguese and Chinese (Cantonese) (official languages), Chinese (Mandarin) and English (spoken in tourist areas)
Religion Buddhist 85%, Roman Catholic 5%, none and other 10% (1997 est.)
Electricity 220 V, 50Hz (rounded 3-pin 5A and 15A plug and UK 13A plug)
Calling Code +853
Internet TLD .mo
Time Zone UTC+8

Macau (also spelled Macao, 澳門, Ou3 Mun4 in Cantonese, Àomén in Mandarin) is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. Located across the Pearl River estuary from Hong Kong, until 1999 Macau was an overseas territory of Portugal. The world's most densely populated country, Macau is best known as Asia's largest destination for gambling taking in even more revenue than Las Vegas.

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