Macua is a collection of small islands in the South China Sea.
The geographical coordinates for Macau, also known as lines of latitude and longitude, are:-
Latitude – 22 10N
Longitude – 113 33E.
First settled by the Portuguese in the 16th century, Macau was the first European settlement in the Far East. On 20th December 1999, Macau became the
Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. In the agreement, China promised that in all matters except foreign and defense
affairs, Hong Kong would keep autonomy for the subsequent 50 years. The weather is sub-tropical monsoon with a cool, humid winters, hot, rainy spring and summers with
warm, sunny autumns.
Macau has a total area of 28.2 sq kms.
It has a total coastline of 41 kms and has a land border of 3 kms with China.
It had a total population of 606,340.