The Macau Peninsula is the northern portion of 's Special Administrative Region of . Its 8.5 square km is almost totally built up, making it the most urbanized and populous district in the territory.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The Ruins of Saint Paul's are the ruins of a 17th-century Catholic religious complex in , , . Photo: Paolobon140, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
is a fort in in SAR, . Photo: Paolobon140, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Macau Museum is located on the hill of the in , , . Photo: Paolobon140, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is a 17th-century colonial military fort, , and complex in , , . Photo: J. Patrick Fischer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a former colony, a world-renowned gambling destination, and one of the world's most densely populated spots, with a population of 667,000 people in an area half the size of Manhattan Island. Photo: Poco a poco, CC BY-SA 3.0.

was one of the islands in 's Special Administrative Region of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a civil parish in the western portion of the Macau Peninsula of . Photo: Marlinjuice, CC BY-SA 3.0.


  • Type: Peninsula
  • Description: the most populous and historic part of Macau, with an area of 8.5 km²; geographically connected to Guangdong province at the northeast through an isthmus 200 m wide
  • Location: , ,
22.198° or 22° 11' 52.8" north
113.546° or 113° 32' 45.6" east
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: شبه جزيرة ماكاو
  • Azerbaijani: Makao yarımadası
  • Chinese: Ò-mn̂g Poàn-tó
  • Chinese: 澳門半島
  • Chinese: 澳门半岛
  • Dutch: Macau (schiereiland)
  • Dutch: Macau
  • English: Macao
  • English: Macau Peninsula
  • Esperanto: Makaa Duoninsulo
  • Estonian: Macau poolsaar
  • French: Péninsule de Macao
  • French: Île de Macao
  • Hebrew: מקאו/חצי האי מקאו
  • Italian: Penisola di Macao
  • Japanese: マカオ半島
  • Korean: 마카오반도
  • Norwegian: Macaohalvøya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Macaohalvøya
  • Polish: Makao
  • Polish: Makau
  • Polish: Półwysep Makao
  • Polish: Półwysep Makau
  • Portuguese: Peninsula de Macau
  • Portuguese: Península
  • Portuguese: Península de Macau
  • Russian: Макао
  • Spanish: Peninsula de Macao
  • Spanish: Península de Macao
  • Thai: คาบสมุทรมาเก๊า
  • Turkish: Makao Yarımadası
  • Ukrainian: Макао
  • Vietnamese: Bán đảo Ma Cao
  • Yue Chinese: 澳門半島

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