Outline of Macau

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The location of Macau
An enlargeable map of Macau, showing Macau Peninsula, Cotai, Taipa and Coloane.

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Macau:

The Macau Special Administrative Region[1] of the People's Republic of China – one of the two special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China, the other being Hong Kong. Macau lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta, bordering Guangdong province in the north and facing the South China Sea in the east and south.[2] The territory has thriving industries such as textiles, electronics and toys, and a notable tourist industry that boasts a wide range of hotels, resorts, stadiums, restaurants and casinos.[3]

General reference[edit]

Geography of Macau[edit]

Main article: Geography of Macau

Location of Macau[edit]

Geographic features of Macau[edit]

Administrative divisions of Macau[edit]

(Cotai, the reclaimed land between the islands of Taipa and Coloane, had not been assigned to any of the parishes as of 2005).

Demography of Macau[edit]

Main article: Demographics of Macau

Population: 503,000 (2006 Qtr2 est.)

  • Males: 245,600 (2006 Qtr2 est.)
  • Females: 257,400 (2006 Qtr2 est.)

Government and politics of Macau[edit]

Politics of Macau

Branches of the government of Macau[edit]

Main article: Government of Macau

Executive branch of the government of Macau[edit]

Other departments of the government of Macau[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Macau[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Macau[edit]

Main article: Court system of Macau

Foreign relations of Macau[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

The Macau Special Administrative Region is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Macau[edit]

Main article: Legal system of Macau

Military of Macau[edit]

Main article: Military of Macau

History of Macau[edit]

Main article: History of Macau

Culture of Macau[edit]

Street scene in Macau
Main article: Culture of Macau

Art in Macau[edit]

Sports in Macau[edit]

Main article: Sport in Macau

Economy and infrastructure of Macau[edit]

Main article: Economy of Macau

Education in Macau[edit]

Main article: Education in Macau

See also[edit]

Main article: Macau


  1. ^ a b "Macau". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 15, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ Macao Yearbook 2007, 475.
  3. ^ Chan, 12-13.

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