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    Macau Geography 1997

      Location Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China

      Geographic coordinates 22 10 N, 113 33 E

      Map references Southeast Asia

      total : 16 sq km
      land: 16 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

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

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

      Coastline 40 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 174 m

      Natural resources NEGL

      Land use
      arable land: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      permanent pastures: 0%
      forests and woodland: 0%
      other : 100% (1993 est.)

      Irrigated land NA sq km

      Natural hazards NA

      Environment - current issues NA

      Environment - international agreements
      party to: Ozone Layer Protection (extended from Portugal)
      signed, but not ratified: NA

      Geography - note essentially urban; one causeway and two bridges connect the two islandsto the peninsula on mainland

      NOTE: The information regarding Macau on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Macau Geography 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Macau Geography 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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