Macau is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of
China. Macau became a colony of the Portuguese empire in 1557. It was lent to ...
No other city in China has the kind of rich colonial history that Macau does. It
began 500 years ago, when in June 1513 Jorge Alvarez landed in Southern
Orientation. Identification. Macau is a city in southern China's Guangdong
province, and was until 20 December 1999 an overseas Portuguese territory,
Sep 15, 2016 ... A Brief History. Fishermen from Fujian and farmers from Guangdong were the first
known settlers in Macao, when it was known as Ou Mun, ...
HISTORY. Chinese records of Macau date back to the establishment in 1152 of
Xiangshan County under which Macau was administered, though it remained ...
Find out the origins of Macau, and how it has gone from a tiny undiscovered ...
There's a story behind that, too, which we'll get into later in this history of the ...
Information on Macao — geography, history, politics, government, economy,
population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities.
Macau timeline covering an arranged chronological timetable of key events
within a particular historical period - by worldatlas.com.
Nov 23, 2016 ... Provides an overview of Macau, including key events and facts. ... Macau has
capitalised on its long history as a gambling centre, drawing ...
Macau or Macao (Chinese Aomen), territory of China, once administered by
Portugal, on the southeastern coast of China, west of Hong Kong. Portuguese ...