Macau City in China information and photo #Macau – Macau flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Macau is a small peninsula in mainland China, across the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong. A Portuguese overseas territory until 1999, it reflects a mix of Portuguese and Chinese influences. Its giant casinos and extravagant malls have earned it the nickname, the “Las Vegas of Asia.” One of its more striking landmarks is 338m-high Macau Tower, with sweeping city views.
Currency: Macanese pataca
Hotels: 3-star averaging $100, 5-star averaging $250. View hotels
Local time: Tuesday 4:57 PM
Weather: 79°F (26°C), Wind E at 14 mph (23 km/h), 61% Humidity
Population: 566,375 (2013) World Bank