Santo António, Macau

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Santo António

花王堂區

Saint Anthony
Ruins of St. Paul's
Ruins of St. Paul's
Freguesia de Santo António in Macau
Freguesia de Santo António in Macau
CountryMacau
RegionMunicipality of Macau
Area
 • Total1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total129,800
 • Density120,000/km2 (310,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (Macau Standard)
Freguesia de Santo António
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese聖安多尼堂區
Simplified Chinese圣安多尼堂区
JyutpingSing3 On1 Do1 Nei4 Tong4 Koe1
Hanyu PinyinShèng'ānduōní Tángqū
Alternative name
Traditional Chinese花王堂區
Simplified Chinese花王堂区
JyutpingFaa1 Wong4 Tong4 Koe1
Hanyu PinyinHuāwáng Tángqū
Literal meaningthe gardener's parish
Portuguese name
PortugueseFreguesia de Santo António

Santo António is a civil parish (Portuguese: freguesia) in the western portion of the Macau Peninsula of Macau. It has the highest population density in Macau (98,776 persons per km²).

This parish was one of five in the former Municipality of Macau, one of Macau's two municipalities that were abolished on 31 December 2001 by Law No. 17/2001, following the 1999 transfer of sovereignty over Macau from Portugal to China. While their administrative functions have since been removed, these parishes are still retained nominally.

It is north of the parish of , south of Nossa Senhora de Fátima parish, west of São Lázaro parish, and east of the Inner Harbor (Porto Interior).

Description[edit]

The entire area is reclaimed from the sea.

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]:

Hotels[edit]

Healthcare[edit]

The parish houses a private hospital, Kiang Wu Hospital.[1]

The Macau government operates the Centro de Saúde Macau Norte (筷子基衛生中心 meaning "Fai Chi Kei Health Center") in Santo António, near Bairro Fai Chi Kei.[2]

Education[edit]

Primary and secondary schools[edit]

All primary and secondary schools in Santo António are private.

In the tuition-free school network:
Not in the tuition-free network:

Former schools:

Tuition-free network:

Public libraries[edit]

Patane Library
Red Market Library

Macao Public Library operates three two branches in the parish:[21]

  • Patane Library (Biblioteca do Patane; 沙梨頭圖書館)
  • Red Market Library (Biblioteca do Mercado Vermelho; 紅街市圖書館)
    • It occupies 260 m2 (2,800 sq ft) of a former post office, and first opened on 24 July 2012.[21]
  • Wong Ieng Kuan Library in Luis de Camões Garden (Biblioteca de Wong Ieng Kuan no Jardim Luis de Camões; 白鴿巢公園黃營均圖書館)
    • It is in a 675 m2 (7,270 sq ft), two story facility that first opened in 1999. It is one of several libraries built with funding by Wong Ieng Kuan (Chinese: 黃營均), a Chinese Peruvian.[21]

Tourist attractions[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Home. Kiang Wu Hospital. Retrieved on April 21, 2018. "地址:鏡湖醫院位於澳門連勝街" (Estr. de Coelho do Amaral)
  2. ^ "Contacte-Nos." Macau Health Bureau. Retrieved on April 21, 2018. "Centro de Saúde Macau Norte (Bairro Fai Chi Kei) Estrada Marginal de Patane, Macau" Chinese version: "筷子基衛生中心 澳門沙梨頭海邊大馬路929號"
  3. ^ "Home page". Colégio Mateus Ricci. Retrieved April 9, 2017. 中學部:澳門大三巴巷一號A[...]幼初小部:白鴿巢前地4號
  4. ^ "School detailed list ." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Colégio Mateus Ricci Travessa de S. Paulo, no.1A"
  5. ^ "我們在這裡" (We Are Here) Kwong Tai Middle School. Retrieved on 9 November 2018. "分校 地址:澳門筷子基沙梨頭新街98號聯薪廣場三字樓 Rua Nova Patane, no. 98, Edifício "Luen San" Square C.C. R/C A3, Macau"
  6. ^ Home. Sacred Heart Canossian College [zh]. Retrieved on April 13, 2017.
  7. ^ "Colégio do Sagrado Coração de Jesus." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Endereço : Avenida Coronel Mesquita, no.75, Macau" - Chinese profile: "澳門美副將大馬路75號"
  8. ^ "Colégio do Sagrado Coração de Jesus - Secção Inglesa." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Endereço : Avenida Ouvidor Arriaga, no.86" - Chinese profile: "學校地址: 雅廉訪大馬路86號"
  9. ^ 濠江中學各校部通訊. Hou Kong Middle School Macau. Retrieved April 11, 2017. "小學 地址:亞豐素雅布基街25-27號" and "幼稚園 地址:鏡湖馬路73-75號" (73-75 Estr. do Repouso)
  10. ^ "Escola Shá Lei Tau Cham Son." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Rua Ribeira do Patane, no.169S" - Chinese profile: "學校地址: 沙梨頭海邊街169號S"
  11. ^ Home. Saint John de Brito School. Retrieved on April 15, 2017.
  12. ^ "Escola São João de Brito." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Endereço : Rua Pedro Coutinho, no.118" - Chinese profile: "學校地址: 高地烏街118號"
  13. ^ "0003.jpg." Tong Nam School [zh]. Retrieved on April 15, 2017.
  14. ^ "Escola Tong Nam." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Endereço : Rua do Almirante Costa Cabral, no.138" - Chinese profile: "學校地址: 賈伯樂提督街138號"
  15. ^ "Escola da Sagrada Família." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Rua de Bráz da Rosa, no.15" - Chinese profile: "學校地址: 新橋羅白沙街十五號"
  16. ^ Home. The Workers' Children High School. Retrieved on April 15, 2017.
  17. ^ "Escola para Filhos e Irmãos dos Operários." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Endereço : Rua 2 do Bairro de Concórdia no.163" - Chinese profile: "學校地址: 和樂坊第二街163號"
  18. ^ Home. Chan Sui Ki Perpetual Help College Branch. Retrieved on April 9, 2017.
  19. ^ "Colégio Perpétuo Socorro Chan Sui Ki - Sucursal." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Travessa dos Bombeiros, no.9G" - Chinese profile: "學校地址: 消防隊巷九號G"
  20. ^ " Escola do Santíssimo Rosário." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Endereço : Largo da Companhia, No. 14, Macau" Chinese profile: "學校地址: 老人院前地14號"
  21. ^ a b c d "Branch Libraries." Macao Public Library. Retrieved on April 16, 2017. Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese

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Coordinates: 22°12′03″N 113°32′31″E / 22.2009°N 113.5420°E / 22.2009; 113.5420