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Macau,

China: see MacaoMacao
, Port. Macau, Mandarin Aomen, special administrative region of China, formerly administered by Portugal (2005 est. pop. 449,000), 10.8 sq mi (28.2 sq km), adjoining Guangdong prov.
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Macau

Official name: Macau Special Administrative Region [of China]

Internet country code: .mo

Flag description: Light green with a lotus flower above a stylized bridge and water in white, beneath an arc of five gold five-pointed stars: one large in center of arc and four smaller

Geographical description: Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China

Total area: 10.9 sq. mi. (28.2 sq. km.)

Climate: Subtropical; marine with cool winters, warm sum­mers

Nationality: noun: Macanese, Chinese (singular and plu­ral); adjective: Macanese, Chinese

Population: 456,989 (July 2007 CIA est.)

Ethnic groups: Chinese 95.7%, Macanese (mixed Por­tuguese and Asian ancestry) 1%, other 3.3%

Languages spoken: Portuguese (official), Cantonese (offi­cial), Hokkien, Mandarin, other Chinese dialects

Religions: Buddhist, Roman Catholic

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97) Tribunal de Segunda Instancia case no 82/2006, online: Macau SAR Courts Website <www.
The Macau SAR has a total area of thirteen square miles, and its population is approximately 453 thousand.
The Basic Law, which is the constitution of the Macau Special Administrative Region (Macau SARh and the Religious Freedom Ordinance provide for freedom of religion and prohibit discrimination on the basis of religious practice, and the Macau SAR Government generally respects these rights in practice.
The success of the ST-EP initiative was possible with the support of its partners including, among others, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, the Flemish Government as well as Macau SAR.
The Basic Law, which is the constitution of Macau Special Administrative Region (Macau SAR), and the Religious Freedom Ordinance provide for freedom of religion and prohibit discrimination on the basis of religious practice, and the Macau SAR Government generally respects these rights in practice.
Although there has been a delay in the opening schedule of Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16 as the licence from the Macau SAR Government has yet to be obtained, the Company's long-term outlook should remain intact.
The Government in addition promises to perform its duties in maintaining security within the waters administered by the Macau SAR and in managing transportation arrangements in the coastal area for which it has administrative responsibilities.
The author believes that Macau SAR will experience strong growth in Gross Casino Gaming Revenue (GGR) in 2007 as it continues to grow as the center of casino gaming industry in Asia.
Ownership Transportation Infrastructure Office, Macau SAR Government
In January 2008, we received from the Macau SAR Land Commission the final terms of the land lease agreement to be entered into with the Macau SAR for the two adjacent land parcels on Cotai that comprise the City of Dreams site.
Santosh Chowdhary, Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare attended WHO High-Level Meeting on the implementation of WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy: 2014-2023 at Macau SAR, China today.
Francis Tam, Secretariat for Economy and Finance, Government of the Macau SAR.