Area 32.8 square km
Population 559,846 million (2009)
Coordinates 22°06'-22°13'N  113°31'-113°35'E
January Average  Temperature 14.6°C (58.28°F)
July Average  Temperature 28.5°C (83.3°F)
Average Frost Free Days 276 days/year
Average Elevation 10 meters
Annual Rainfall 2,013 mm
Annual Sunshine 1,828 hours
Phone Area Code 853

Macau Geography

Colonized by the Portuguese in the 16th century, Macau was the first European settlement in the Far East. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and Portugal on 13 April 1987, Macau became the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China on 20 December 1999. China has promised that, under its "one country, two systems" formula, China's socialist economic system will not be practiced in Macau, and that Macau will enjoy a high degree of autonomy in all matters except foreign and defense affairs for the next 50 years.

Macau Climate

Warm-temperate, semi-humid, monsoonal climate north of the Huaihe River with frequent spring droughts and summer floods; subtropical, humid, monsoonal climate in the south; clear-cut seasons; plum rains between spring and summer, sometimes followed by summer droughts.

Macau Local Cuisine

The most famous snack is the Portuguese-style egg tart. The most famous Macanese food is Galinha à Portuguesa which is served in numerous varieties in Macau restaurants.

Macau Places of Interests and Tourist Attractions

San Ma Lo sreet ,Senado Square, Macau Tower, Nam Van Lake Cybernetic Fountain, Penha hill, adjoining Guia hill.