area of Macau includes a small peninsula jutting off the
southern edge of China as well as the nearby islands of
Taipa and Coloane. Although it covers an area of only
about 20 square kilometers (about 8 square miles), Macau
has an ever-increasing population (currently of around
500,000) and a booming economy. This is an area with a
fantastic mix of cultures. Its population is 95% Chinese
while 5% is Portuguese and immigrants from other countries.
The most common language is Cantonese although Mandarin,
English, and Portuguese are spoken too.
Camoes Garden and
Grand Prix Museum
Kun Iam Temple
Lin Fung Temple
Lim Iok Garden
of St. Paul's