Dependency Status: Macau is a Special Administrative Region of Macau
Language: Cantonese 83.3%, Mandarin 5%, Hokkien 3.7%, English 2.3%, other Chinese dialects 2%, Tagalog 1.7%, Portuguese 0.7%, other 1.3%
Currency: Patacas (MOP)
National Symbol: Lotus Blossom
National Anthem: "Yiyongjun Jinxingqu"
Government: Limited Democracy
Population: 587,914 (July 2014 est.)
Ethnic Groups: Chinese 92.4%, Portuguese 0.6%, mixed 1.1%, other 5.9% (includes Macanese - mixed Portuguese and Asian ancestry) (2011 est.)
Divisions: Macau includes the Macau Peninsula, Taipa, Cotai, Coloane.
Borders: Macau borders the South China Sea and China
Country Size: 28.2 sq km (less than one-sixth the size of Washington, DC)
Highest Point: Coloane Alto 172 m
Lowest Point: South China Sea – 0m.
Tallest Building: Grand Lisboa
Richest Man: David Chow
Richest Woman: Lam Fong Ngo
Popular Celebrities: Stanley Ho, Michelle Reis, Jenny Tseng, Ming-Na Wen
Popular Casinos: Macau has 33 casinos, and more to come! Some popular casinos are: The Venetian, Wynn Resorts, Las Vegas Sands, Grand Lisboa, Casino Macau Palace, MGM Macau, Ponte 16, and City of Dreams.
Known For: Gambling, Portuguese Influence, Luxury Hotels, Ancient Temples, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Grand Prix, Maritime Industry
The Good Life: Has the 2nd highest life expectancy.
Powerhouse: Macau's gambling industry is 7 times bigger than Las Vegas'. Biggest in the world.
Stacked: One of the richest, densely populated regions in the world.
Heritage: Macau has about 25 locations listed in the UNESCO World Heritages.
Colonization: Last Asian country belonging to a European colony (Portugese).
Legality: Only place in China where Chinese can gamble legally.
Religion: Buddhism is the religious practice of 50% of Macau's residents.
Big Gamble: Macau brings in 50% of its revenue is from gambling tourism.