Its western part is the historic financial centre of Macau. Praia Grande Central Business District (南灣中心商業區) is in south-central part of the district. All of the banks (over 20) in Macau have offices here.
Quality restaurants, 4-star and 5-star hotels are mostly located in this district. High-rise buildings are located on the eastern part, which was reclaimed from sea. The eastern edge is the Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal.
Note: The following Parishes are purely symbolic there are no political administrative sub-divisions in Macau after the formation of Instituto para os Assuntos Cívicos e Municipais in 2002. Cotai was never a parish.