Macau, located on the southeast coast of China, is a special administrative region of the country. Being Asia's well-known gambling Mecca, Macau is a place to find the traditional Chinese culture while enjoying the exotic Portuguese buildings. The name of the city is derived from the word Magao (A-M ...
The history of Macau is traced back to the Qin Dynasty (221–206 BC), when the region now called Macau came under the jurisdiction of Panyu county, in Nanhai prefecture (present day Guangdong).The first recorded inhabitants of the area were people seeking refuge in Macau from invading Mongols during ...
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Emergency 999 is the emergency number for the police in the city. You can dial 112 toll free for the police's special tourist hot line. For mainland China please dial 110. For the fire department, dial tel. 853/572222, a toll call. Medical& Hospitals The hygiene and medical conditions in Macau are quite good. Several public and private hospitals provide adequate medical care and facilities for residents. On-the-spot payment is expected in hospitals by local custom. For travelers from other ...