São Lourenço, Macau

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São Lourenço
風順堂區
Saint Lawrence
Freguesia
A-Ma Temple
A-Ma Temple
Freguesia de São Lourenço in Macau
Freguesia de São Lourenço in Macau
Country Macau
Area
 • 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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Education[edit]

All schools in this parish are private and subsidized by the Macau government.

Macao Public Library operates two branches in the parish: the Sir Robert Ho Tung Library and the S. Lourenço Library (Biblioteca de S. Lourenço; 下環圖書館). The latter occupies 1,245 square metres (13,400 sq ft) of space on the third floor of the Municipal Market Complex of St. Lourenço (下環街市). The S. Lourenço branch opened in December 2009 and was a part of the renovation of the market.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Escola Estrela do Mar." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Rua do Padre António, no.36" - Chinese profile: "學校地址: 高樓街36號"
  2. ^ "Escola Há Ván Châm Vui." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Endereço : Rua da Praia do Manduco, nos.46-48" - Chinese profile: "學校地址: 下環街46-48號"
  3. ^ "Escola Santa Maria Mazzarello." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Endereço : Rua da Praia do Manduco, no.103" - Chinese profile: "學校地址: 下環街103號"
  4. ^ "Instituto Salesiano da Imaculada Conceição." Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (Macau). Retrieved on April 9, 2017. "Endereço : Rua de Lourenço, no.16" - Chinese profile: "學校地址: 風順堂街16號"
  5. ^ "Branch Libraries." Macao Public Library. Retrieved on April 16, 2017. Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese

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