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History of Macau


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 ...

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


May 24, 2016 ... Official name: Aomen Tebie Xingzhengqu (Chinese); Região Administrativa Especial de Macau (Portuguese) (Macau Special Administrative ...

Culture of Macau - history, people, clothing, traditions, women ...


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

A Brief History - Macao Government Tourism Office


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

Macau Time Line Chronological Timetable of Events - Worldatlas.com


Macau timeline covering an arranged chronological timetable of key events within a particular historical period - by worldatlas.com.

Macau territory profile - BBC News


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

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


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

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.

Papua Macau's History and Background - AsianInfo.org


The history of Macau is traced back to the Qin Dynasty (221–206 BC), when the region now called Macau came under the jurisdiction of Panyu county, in Nanhai  ...

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 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 ...

MacauHistory and Culture - iExplore


Macau has an interesting history as a trading post, with its colonial legacy still influencing its culture and cuisine today. The gambling industry...

History of Macau - Lonely Planet Travel Information


History. Portuguese galleons first visited Macau to trade in the early 16th century and in 1557, as a reward for clearing out pirates endemic to the area, they were ...