Where Is Macau?


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Macau is located on the southern coast of China, along the Pearl River delta, across from Hong Kong. Macau includes two islands as well, Coloane and Taipa, connected to Macau by three bridges. Macau is 28.2 square kilometers in size.

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Macau has the highest population density of any region in the world, with a population of approximately 573,000 as of 2014. Macau is under the rule of the People's Republic of China.

It surpasses Las Vegas with its revenue from gambling, and this is one of the main sources of jobs and income in Macau. Gambling is illegal in China but not in Macau. Macau's currency is the pataca.

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