Macao

Capital Macao

Population 649,100

Area 30 km2

Key facts

Macao is a country located in Eastern Asia. Macao has only one border country: China. As for languages, the country's residents speak Chinese and Portuguese.

The national currency in Macao is Macanese pataca (MOP). The pataca (MOP$) is subdivided into 10 ho (毫).

With today's currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 7.94 MOP and 1 USD is worth 8.08 MOP.

Chinese
Banknotes

MOP$10MOP$20MOP$100MOP$500MOP$1000

Chinese
Coins

毫10毫20毫50MOP$1MOP$2MOP$5MOP$10

Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Macao is 211.15 Mbps and mobile is 76.97 Mbs.The global average is 139.19 Mbps and 77.74 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density Macao has more ATMs than most other countries.321.33 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.

SIM Registration No data available.

Socket types

There are 4 socket types used in Macao. Type D is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.

Type D 220 V, 50 Hz  Type M 220 V, 50 Hz  Type G 220 V, 50 Hz  Type F 220 V, 50 Hz  

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

Food & Hotels

What hotel chains are present in Macao?

There are Mariott hotels in Macau.

The Hilton hotel chain operates in Macao.

The IHG hotel chain operates in Macao.

There are no Best Western hotels in Macao.

There are no Radisson hotels in Macao.

The Accor hotel chain operates in Macao.

What fast food chains are present in Macao?

If you are not a fan of trying new dishes, have a look at the following list of fast-food chains in Macao.

The McDonald's chain does not operate in Macao.

The KFC chain operates in Macao.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Macao.

The Subway chain operates in Macao.

The Domino's Pizza chain does not operate in Macao.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Macao.

Weather

Today the sun in Macao, rises at 6:17 AM and sets at 6:11 PM. The climate of Macao may be categorized as a Humid subtropical (Cwa), according to Koppen's classification system.
TodayOct 5Rain showersLow: 27°C (80.6°F)High: 30.1°C (86.18°F)
ThursdayOct 6Rain showersLow: 26.3°C (79.34°F)High: 30.4°C (86.72°F)
FridayOct 7OvercastLow: 26.7°C (80.06°F)High: 31°C (87.8°F)
SaturdayOct 8Partly cloudlyLow: 26.6°C (79.88°F)High: 30.6°C (87.08°F)
SundayOct 9Partly cloudlyLow: 25.4°C (77.72°F)High: 31.7°C (89.06°F)
MondayOct 10OvercastLow: 22.1°C (71.78°F)High: 28.3°C (82.94°F)

Weather data for Macao (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com

Transport

Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.

Subway Systems The subway system is available in 1 city.

Taxi Apps Uber is available only in one city: Macau. Bolt is not available in Macao.

Car Rental Avis is available, but Sixt , Hertz are not present in Macao.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  No data available.

Driving Side In Macao traffic is left-handed.

Safety

Theft Occurrence Rate  404.00 thefts per 100,000 people in 2018.The global average is 544.

Road Traffic Casualties No data available.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 3: Reconsider travel. 

Emergency phones in Macao

999 Police
999 Ambulance
999 Fire police

Sources

Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban There is no national smoke-free law, but some areas may have their own rules.

Cananbis legality No data available.

Visa

What are visa requirements to enter Macao?

Currently, citizens of 3 countries can enter Macao without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Macao.

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