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
 • 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 Yale Fúngseuhn Tòhngkeu
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 Yale Singlóuhlihngjóh Tòhngkeu
Hanyu Pinyin Shènglǎoléngzuǒ Tángqū
Portuguese name
Portuguese Freguesia de São Lourenço

Freguesia de São Lourenço is a parish of Macau. It is located in the southwestern of 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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