The geographical position
The Macao Special Administrative Region is a part of China territory, located on the southeast coast of Chinese mainland, is located in the Pearl River Delta in the West Bank, adjacent to Guangdong Province, 60 kilometers from Hongkong and 145 km from Guangzhou. The local time is 8 hours ahead of the meridian of Greenwich time.
澳门的总面积因为沿岸填海造地而一直扩 大，已由19世纪的10.28平方公里逐步扩展至今日的27.3平方公里，面积约是香港的四十分之一、新加坡的二十三分之一。澳门包括澳门半岛、仔和路 环两个离岛。半岛北面与中国大陆相连，南面分别由嘉乐庇大桥、友谊大桥和西湾大桥与仔连接；至于仔与路环，则由全长2.2公里、6线行车的路连贯公 路相接。
The total area of Macao coastal reclamation has since expanded, from 10.28 square kilometers in nineteenth Century and gradually extended to today's 27.3 square kilometers, an area of about is Hongkong 1/40, Singapore 1/23. Macao consists of the Macao Peninsula, Taipa and Coloane two Islands. Peninsula north and South connected to the mainland by China, respectively connected with the Zi Ka Lok Bailey bridge, friendship bridge and West Bay Bridge; as for the Taipa and Coloane, by a total length of 2.2 km, 6 Lane Road Road phase coherence.
In 2005 3 at the end of the month, Macao residents about 469800 people. Population density over 17000 people per square kilometer. Macao peninsula north is one of the world's most densely populated district.
Macao population of nearly 20 years of rapid growth, the annual increase in the rate of close to 4%. The mobility of the population is quite large. Flow of annual population up to 25000000 people.
根据2004年底的统计，澳门人口当中，52% 为女性。在年龄组别方面，17.1% 为15岁或以下，74.8% 介于15到64岁，8.1%为65岁或以上。两性的平均预期寿命均超过78岁。
According to statistics by the end of 2004, the population of Macao, 52% women. In the age group, 17.1% 15 years of age or younger, 74.8% between 15 to 64 years old, 8.1% were 65 years old or above. The average life expectancy of the sexes were over 78 years old.
The 2001 census, the 435000 population live, China born residents accounted for 95%, Portuguese nationality accounts for 2% and the Philippines nationals accounted for 1%.
Macao's official language is Portuguese Chinese respectively and. Macao to Chinese language of daily living for the population of more than 97%, while the use of the Portuguese population is 0.7%, the rest of the population to use English, and other languages of Philippines language.
In Australia the time, more than 80% of the population live in Macao over ten years. As to the place of birth, in Macao or were born in the China resident in mainland China each accounted for about 45%, less than 10% of them were born in other places.
澳门的气候炎热而潮湿，全年温差较大， 6月至9月的气温可高达摄氏30度以上， 11月至2月则可低至摄氏10度以下，但平均气温很少低于摄氏14度。每年的台风季节，澳门都有可能受到来自南太平洋的热带风暴影响。
The climate of Macao is hot and humid throughout the year, large temperature difference, between June and September temperatures can reach as high as 30 degrees Celsius, from November to February can be reduced to below 10 degrees Celsius, but the average temperatures rarely drop below 14 degrees celsius. The typhoon season of the year, Macao is likely to be from the South Pacific tropical storms.