Municipality terrain: a small island, a piece of mainland and some landfill areas. The airport sits on a narrow artificial island. There are some hills.
Main river: Pearl River
Macau is the most densely populated territory or state in the world.
Territory location: southern China near Hong Kong
Territory population: 550,000
Territory area: 29.5 sq km (11.4 sq mi)
Territory population density: 18,568/sq km (48,000/sq mi)
North to south width (including sea): 11.5 km (7 mi)
East to west land width: 3.4 km (2.1 mi)
City center: Cotai Strip (22.14N, 113.56E)
Annual average low temperature in January: 17.7 °C (64 °F)
Annual average high temperature in July: 31 °C (89 °F)
Humid subtropical climate; annual precipitation: 2,120 mm (89 in)
Macau's climate is generally mild with high humidity. There are occasional typhoons or tropical storms in the summers and autumns. See Macau Weather.
Average annual income: (2008) 464,450 MOP (59,541 USD)
Development: highly developed; its economy has been the fastest growing in the world, and the per capita annual income is ranked second in the world. There is also a significant clothing and footware industry.
Industry: at least 93% tertiary industry (gambling, entertainment, tourism, financial services)
CBD: Wong Chiw (Dynasty Area) (22.19N, 113.55E)
Shopping Streets: Grand Canal in the Venetian, Avenida Horta de Costa, Avenida do Infante D. Henrique, and Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, Rua dos Negociantes