Macau Facts

Macau Facts

By GavinUpdated May. 17, 2021

Name: Macau (澳門; àomén /aoww-mnn/)
Meaning: 'harbor gate'
Previous name: Cidade do Nome de Deus de Macau (City of the Name of God)


Venetian Resort, MacauVenetian Resort, Macau

Main Attractions


jinlianhua macauThe Golden Lotus

The Portuguese trading settlement became the top casino, gambling, and resort city in the world.


Location Data

Macau is the most densely populated territory or state in the world.


Macau's climate is generally mild with high humidity. There are occasional typhoons or tropical storms in the summers and autumns. See Macau Weather.



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