São Lourenço, Macau

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São Lourenço
Saint Lawrence
A-Ma Temple
A-Ma Temple
Freguesia de São Lourenço in Macau
Freguesia de São Lourenço in Macau
Country Macau, China
Region Municipality of Macau
 • Total 1.0 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 51,700
 • Density 52,000/km2 (130,000/sq mi)
Time zone Macau Standard (UTC+8)
São Lourenço, Macau
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 風順堂區
Simplified Chinese 风顺堂区
Cantonese Jyutping Fung1 Seon6 Tong4 Koe1
Hanyu Pinyin Fēngshùn Tángqū
Literal meaning Smooth Wind Church Area
Alternative name
Traditional Chinese 聖老愣佐堂區
Simplified Chinese 圣老愣佐堂区
Cantonese Jyutping Sing3 Lou5 Ling6 Zo3 Tong4 Koe1
Hanyu Pinyin Shènglǎoléngzuǒ Tángqū
Portuguese name
Portuguese Freguesia de São Lourenço

Freguesia de São Lourenço is a southwestern freguesia of the Macau Peninsula and named after Lawrence of Rome.

It is surrounded by water and oils on all sides except north, where it neighbours Freguesia da Sé. Penha Hill (西望洋山) and Barra Hill (媽閣山) are to the south. The Portuguese governor building and current administrative buildings is located here. The hillsides contain a residential area of luxurious villas.

  • Area: 0.9 km² (13.4% of the peninsula)
  • Population: 45,600
  • Population density: 50,904 persons per km²

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