National Symbols of Macau

Macau is a country in Asia. It shares borders with the following countries: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, . The capital of Macau is Macau.

The official language is Chinese, ‎Portuguese and the Macanese pataca is the currency of the Macau. The domain is .mo and the country code is +853.

National day is celebrated on 1 Oct 1949. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Macau is no exception.

In Macau, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Chinese people. No official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Macau. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Chinese symbol.

The current president of Macau is Ho Iat-seng (Chief Executive).

In Macau the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Chinese national anthem was written by Tián Hàn and composed by Niè Ěr.

Country information

Former name(s) Heong San Ou
Official name(s) Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (MSAR)
Alternative name(s) Jūng'wàh Yàhnmàhn
Regional location Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China
Country name etymology Derived from the Chinese Ama-gao, or “Bay of Ama,” for Ama, the patron goddess of sailors.
Climate Subtropical; marine with cool winters, warm summers
Terrain Generally flat
Population 649,342
National Day 1 Oct 1949
Language(s) Chinese, ‎Portuguese
Religion Buddhist, Daoism, Confucianism and Roman Catholics
Country code +853
Literacy rate 96.54 %
Currency Macanese pataca
Capital city Macau
Domain(TLD) .mo
Ethnicity Han Chinese, Filipino, Vietnamese & Portuguese
Head of government Cheif Executive
Nationality Chinese
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format yyy/mm/dd
Total area 115.3 km2 (44.5 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+08:00 (Macau Standard Time)
Average elevation 86 m (282 ft)
Coastline N/A
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Macau

Flag map of Macau

Motto of Macau

No official motto

National animal of Macau

The National animal of Macau is Panda

National Animal of Macau - Panda

National flower of Macau

The National flower of Macau is Lotus. Botanical name is Nelumbo Nucifera.

National flower of Macau - Lotus

National bird of Macau

The National bird of Macau is Scarlet macaw

National bird of Macau - Scarlet macaw

Rest of the National symbols of Macau 👇

Neighbouring countries of Macau

Chinese Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

As the scream of the eagle is heard when she has passed over, so a man’s name remains after his death.

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.

Never has a man more need of his intelligence than when a fool asks him a question.

One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him.

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