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Macau Background
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)
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History of Macau

The human history of Macau stretches back up to 6,000 years, and includes many different and diverse civilisations and periods of existence. Evidence of human ...

History of Macau - Lonely Planet Travel Information

History of Macau, experience the modern and ancient historic past events, people and governments of Macau - Lonely Planet.

Macau | history - geography - administrative region, China ...

Dec 16, 2013 ... Macau, special administrative region (Pinyin: tebie xingzhengqu; Wade-Giles romanization: t'e-pieh hsing-cheng-ch'ü) of China, on the ...
Under the agreement signed by Portugal and China, Macau is guaranteed its own monetary system, immigration controls and legal system, wholly independent of China. Chinese visas do not grant access to Macau nor vice versa and Chinese citizens need a visa to visit Macau.... More »
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Culture of Macau - history, people, clothing, traditions, women ...

Identification. Macau is a city in southern China's Guangdong province, and was until 20 December 1999 an overseas Portuguese territory, founded in 1557.

Macau profile - Overview - BBC News

Mar 27, 2015 ... Provides an overview of Macau, including key events and facts. ... Macau has capitalised on its long history as a gambling centre, drawing ...

Exploring Chinese History :: East Asian Region :: Macau - Ibiblio

Macau or Macao (Chinese Aomen), territory of China, once administered by Portugal, on the southeastern coast of China, west of Hong Kong. Portuguese ...

Macau History: History of Macau China, Timeline, Culture

Macau history page offering brief information on history of Macau including timeline and culture.

Macao: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts ...

Information on Macao — geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities.

Popular Q&A
Q: What is the history of macau?
A: Macau was a Portuguese colony and both the first and last European colony in China. Portuguese traders first settled in Macau in the 16th century and subsequent... Read More »
Q: Is there a Jewish community Macau;what is its history?
A: Macau is a tiny city on China's east coast that was once a Portuguese colony. According to the CIA Factbook, 95% of Macau's population are ethnic Chinese and th... Read More »
Q: As a tourist, do you find Macau's history and culture fascinating...
A: I love Macau. It has such a unique blend of European and Asian history/culture. It's great to be able to go out for Dim Sum after exploring the ruins of a Portu... Read More »
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A Brief History - Macau Government Tourist Office

A Brief History. Fishermen from Fujian and farmers from Guangdong were the first known settlers in Macau, when it was known as Ou Mun, or "trading gate", ...

History of Macau as a Portuguese Colony | Yesterday's Shadow

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 China ...