Santo António, Macau

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Santo António
Saint Anthony
Ruins of St. Paul's
Ruins of St. Paul's
Freguesia de Santo António in Macau
Freguesia de Santo António in Macau
Country Macau, China
Region Municipality of Macau
 • Total 1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 129,800
 • Density 120,000/km2 (310,000/sq mi)
Time zone Macau Standard (UTC+8)
Freguesia de Santo António
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 聖安多尼堂區
Simplified Chinese 圣安多尼堂区
Cantonese Jyutping Sing3 On1 Do1 Nei4 Tong4 Koe1
Hanyu Pinyin Shèng'ānduōní Tángqū
Alternative name
Traditional Chinese 花王堂區
Simplified Chinese 花王堂区
Cantonese Jyutping Faa1 Wong4 Tong4 Koe1
Hanyu Pinyin Huāwáng Tángqū
Literal meaning the gardener's parish
Portuguese name
Portuguese Freguesia de Santo António

Freguesia de Santo António is a freguesia on the western portion of the Macau Peninsula. It has the highest population density in Macau (98,776 persons per km²). The entire area is reclaimed from the sea.

It is north of Freguesia da Sé, south of Freguesia de N. Sra. de Fátima, west of Freguesia de S. Lázaro, and east of Inner Harbour.

Population statistics as of 2006:

  • Area: 1.1. km² (16.4% of the peninsula)
  • Population: 109,000 (31.7% of the peninsular population)

It includes[clarification needed]:

Small-scale factories are mixed in between commercial residential areas. Tourist attractions include:

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