Macau - City Introduction

 

Geographic coordinates

 

22.1667° N, 113.5500° E

 

Airport Code

 

MFM

 

Airport Name

 

Macau International Airport, Macau (IATA: MFM, ICAO: VMMC)
In Portuguese: Aeroporto Internacional de Macau

 

Airport to City

 

Distance between Macau International Airport and/or Ferry terminal to downtown is approximately 3-6 Miles.
Macau Airport and Ferry terminal are conveniently connected to all major hotels by free Shuttle buses.
Taxi cabs are widely available.

 

More Information

 

Macau is a peninsula connected to mainland China across the Pearl River Delta east of Hong Kong.

Macau was a Portuguese territory until 1999. Macau has a mix of Portuguese and Chinese influences in its culture.
Macau is famous for its casinos and big malls. Macau is also called "the Las Vegas of Asia."

Macau is a Special administrative region under China’s “One Country, two systems” Policy similar to Hong Kong.
Macau has its own independent legal system, public security force, monetary system, customs policy, and immigration policy.

The Chinese city of Zhuhai borders Macau to the north side.

 

Area

 

11.6 square Miles

 

Population (Urban)

 

640,700

 

Languages

 

Cantonese is widely spoken in Macau.
English is spoken in tourist areas, hotels, casinos, malls, and big shops.