Macao

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Macao

Presidential limited democracy (special administrative region of China)

Region:
East Asia
Area:
30 km²
Local name:
Macau, Aomen
Capital:
Concelho de Macau
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Sunrise + Sunset
Climate
Public Holidays
Tourism
Infrastructure + Transport
Economy
Inflation Rates
Energy consumption
Telecommunication
Refugees
Country comparison
Current time in Macao:

The countrywide time in Macao is China Standard Time (CST).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Macao.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 8 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Public Holidays in MacaoSunrise and sunset

Population

622,567
20,547
Ø 80.9 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 86.8 years
Birthrate:
12.1 ‰
Deathrate:
3.8 ‰
Males/Females:
48.0% : 52.0%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Macao 2017
The currency in Macao is Macanese Pataca (MOP).
1 Pataca is divided into 100 Avos.
Status: 10/16/2018
1 US Dollar = 8.07 Pataca
1 Pataca = 0.12 US Dollar

The climate in Macao

In Macao, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 18 and 32 degrees. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 13°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Chinese, Portuguese

mother tonguedistribution
Chinese92.0 %
English2.3 %
Tagalog1.7 %
Portuguese0.7 %
other3.3 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Buddhists50.0%
Roman Catholics15.0%
other35.0%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:44,579.27 M €
Exportations:1,006.5 M €
Importations:12,569.7 M €
Tourism receipts:27.62 bn €
Unemployment rate:2.0 %
Inflation rate:2.37 %
corruption index:51 (moderate)
Energy consumption:4.8 bn kWh

Transport

Roadways:424 km
Airports:1

Macao is a country in the mouth of the Pearl River west of Hong Kong. The dwarf state has a total area of only 30 km² and a total coastline of 41 km. This area is about 0.9 times the size of Manhattan. The country has 2 islands in the open sea. China ist the only directly neighbouring country of Macao. The distance between New York City and the Capital Concelho de Macau is about 12,990 km.

Most important cities in Macao

CityRegionPopulation
Concelho de Macau / CapitalMacau504,000
Concelho das IlhasTaipa103,000




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

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