Sé, Macau

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Freguesia da Sé in Macau
Freguesia da Sé in Macau
Country Macau, China
Region Municipality of Macau
 • Total 3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 52,200
 • Density 15,000/km2 (40,000/sq mi)
Time zone Macau Standard (UTC+8)
Freguesia da Sé
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 大堂區
Simplified Chinese 大堂区
Cantonese Jyutping Daai6 Tong4 Koe1
Hanyu Pinyin Dà Tángqū
Portuguese name
Portuguese Freguesia da Sé

Freguesia da Sé is a southeast freguesia of the Macau Peninsula. It is the second largest peninsular district in Macau after Freguesia de Nossa Senhora de Fátima. The freguesia area is named for Igreja da Sé.

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.

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