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    Macau Geography - 2005
    https://allcountries.org/wfb2005/macau/macau_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location:
      Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China

      Geographic coordinates:
      22 10 N, 113 33 E

      Map references:
      Southeast Asia

      Area:
      total: 25.4 sq km
      land: 25.4 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

      Area - comparative:
      about 0.1 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries:
      total: 0.34 km
      regional border: China 0.34 km

      Coastline:
      41 km

      Maritime claims:
      not specified

      Climate:
      subtropical; marine with cool winters, warm summers

      Terrain:
      generally flat

      Elevation extremes:
      lowest point: South China Sea 0 m
      highest point: Coloane Alto 172.4 m

      Natural resources:
      NEGL

      Land use:
      arable land: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 100%
      note: "green areas" represent 22.4% (2001)

      Irrigated land:
      NA sq km

      Natural hazards:
      typhoons

      Environment - current issues:
      NA

      Geography - note:
      essentially urban; one causeway and two bridges connect the two islands of Coloane and Taipa to the peninsula on mainland


      NOTE: The information regarding Macau on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Macau Geography 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Macau Geography 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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