Location: a special administrative region of China, Macau lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta on China’s south coast.  Hong Kong is 60km to the east.
Time Zone: GMT +8 hours
Language: Cantonese and Portuguese are the official languages of Macau, though English is widely spoken in the tourism industry.
Area: Macau comprises a peninsula and two islands, linked by a number of road bridges.  The total area is 29km².
Population: more than 600,000
Electricity: 220v and three pin plugs (UK compatible)
Telephone code: +853
Currency: The Macanese Pataca (MOP) is the local currency but the Hong Kong dollar is widely accepted and has almost exactly the same value.
Passport/visa requirements: Although Macao is now part of the People’s Republic of China it remains a Special Administrative Region with its own immigration controls. You can stay in Macao for up to 3 months without a visa. 
Flight time: Approximately 12 hours into Hong Kong, then a 45-minute ferry ride.
For further information contact: Macau Government Tourist Office, UK & Ireland Representative, Tel: 020-8334 8328 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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