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Macau Special Administrative Region

Aomen Tebie Xingzhengqu

location of Macau

map of Macau

Area 10.9 sq mi (28.2 sq km)
Coastline 25.5 mi (41 km)
Natural Resources negligible

Nationality Chinese
Population (July 2013 est)
583,003
Ethnic Groups Chinese
Languages Cantonese, Hokkien, Mandarin, other Chinese dialects, English, Tagalog
Religions Buddhist, none and other, Roman Catholic

Dependency Status special administrative region of China
Form of Government limited democracy
Present Constitution Adopted March 31, 1993
Chief of State President of China Xi Jinping (since March 14, 2013)
Head of Government Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai-on (since December 20, 2009)
Cabinet Executive Council
Legislature unicameral Legislative Assembly
Judiciary Court of Final Appeal in Macau Special Administrative Region

Per Capita Income $30,000
Industries tourism, gambling, clothing, textiles, electronics, footwear, toys
Agricultural Products
vegetables
Export Commodities clothing, textiles, footwear, toys, electronics, machinery and parts
Import Commodities raw materials and semi-manufactured goods, foodstuffs, beverages, tobacco, other consumer goods, capital goods, mineral fuels and oils

National Holiday National Day (Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China); October 1 (1949)
Flag 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); the lotus is the floral emblem of Macau, and its three petals represent the peninsula and two islands that comprise the province; the five stars echo those of the flag of China

flag of Macau

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