Macau profile

  • Territory: Macau
  • Status: Semi-autonomous, special administrative region of China
  • Population: 567,000 (UN, 2012)
  • Area: 23.8 sq km (9 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Chinese (mainly Cantonese), Portuguese (both official)
  • Major religions: Buddhism, Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 79 (men), 84 (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 pataca = 100 avos
  • Main exports: Clothing, textiles
  • GNI per capita: $45,460 (World Bank, 2010)
  • Internet domain: .mo
  • International dialling code: +853

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