Travel Information for Macau
Time zone:GMT +8 (Chinese standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:Cantonese
Other languages:Mandarin Chinese, English, Hokkien, Tagalog
Currency: patacas (MOP)

1 = MOP$9.13, $1 = MOP$8.18, £1 = MOP$10.88

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.moInternational Dialling Code:    853

For help planning your trip to Macau including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Macau trip planning page.

Further information on Macau

Discover more about Macau - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of macau

Total area: 28 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 41 km (South China Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): China

Highest mountain: Coloane Alto (172m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Macau from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldNo Data -
Democracy IndexNo Data -
Economic FreedomMostly Free 34/179
Press FreedomNo Data -
ILGA LGBT rightsNo Data -
Corruption PerceptionsNo Data -
Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of China

Population: 587,914     Density: 20848 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: Chinese 94.3%, other 5.7% (includes Macanese (mixed Portuguese and Asian ancestry)) (2006 census)

Religions: Buddhist 50%, Roman Catholic 15%, none and other 35% (1997 est.)

GDP (PPP): $51.68 billion       GDP per capita: $88,700

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.