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ID: 7005019
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7005019

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Macau (semi-independent political entity)  Macau (semi-independent political entity)

Coordinates:
Lat: 22 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 22.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 113 33 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 113.5500  decimal degrees

Note: Oldest European enclave in China. Macau was settled by the Portuguese in 1557. The name was derived from 14th century Ma Kwok temple; independence from China declared by Portuguese in 1849, recognized by Chinese in 1887; Portugal agreed in 1987 to return it to China in 1999; official languages are Portuguese and Cantonese.

Names:
Macau (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Macau (Icelandic)
Macau (Portuguese)
Macau (Basque)
Macau (Dutch)
Macau (German)
Macau (Turkish)
Macau (Luxembourgish)
Macau (Aragonese)
Macau (Afrikaans)
Macau (Breton)
Macau (Swahili (generic))
Macau (Malay (macrolanguage))
Macau (Galician)
Macau (Catalan)
Macau (Ido)
Macao (C,V,English)
Macao (Estonian)
Macao (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Macao (Vietnamese)
Macao (Danish)
Macao (Slovak)
Macao (Norwegian)
Macao (Dutch)
Macao (Greenlandic)
Macao (Maltese)
Macao (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Macao (German)
Macao (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Macao (Finnish)
Macao (Slovene)
Macao (Italian)
Macao (Indonesian)
Macao (French)
Macao (Swedish)
Macao (Spanish)
Macao (Lithuanian)
Macao (Romanian)
Macao (Czech)
Macao (Catalan)
Macao Special Administrative Region of China (C,V)
Macau Special Administrative Region (C,V,English)
Macau, Região Administrativa Especial de (C,V,Portuguese,U,N)
Região Administrativa Especial de Macau (C,V,Portuguese)
Ao-men (C,V)
Aomen (C,V,Estonian)
Aomen Tebie Xingzhengqu (C,V)
Macao, Province of (C,O)
Province of Macao (C,O)
Província de Macau (C,O)
MAC (C,O,ISO3L)
MO (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO46 (C,O,ISO3N)
MC00 (C,O,FIPS)
Macanese (C,V)
i-Macau (C,U,O,Zulu)
Ma Cao (C,U,Vietnamese)
Macáó (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Macao S.A.R (C,U,English)
Macao S.A.R., China (C,U,Malay (macrolanguage))
Macao S.A.R., Tseina (C,U,Welsh)
Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (C,U,English)
Macau - 澳门 (C,U,Galician)
Macau nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Makao (C,U,Bosnian)
Makao (Azerbaijani)
Makao (Slovak)
Makao (Faroese)
Makao (Turkish)
Makao (Esperanto)
Makao (Lithuanian)
Makao (Latvian)
Makao (Croatian)
Makaó (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Makaó (Icelandic)
Makáo (C,U,Northern Sami)
Makau (C,U,Basque)
Makau (Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Makau (Indonesian)
Makau (Polish)
Região Administrativa Especial de Macau da República Popular da China (C,U,Portuguese)
Regiun d'administraziun speziala Macao, China (C,U,Romansh)
ମାକାଉ SAR ଚିନ୍ (C,U,Oriya)
ئاۋمېن (C,U,Uyghur)
ماكاو (C,U,Arabic)
מקאו (C,U,Hebrew )
Макао (C,U,Ukrainian)
Макао (Serbian)
Макао (Macedonian)
Макао (Russian)
Макао (Bulgarian)
Макао (Belorussian)
Μακάου (C,U,Greek)
เขตบริหารพิเศษมาเก๊า (C,U,Thai)
澳門 (C,U,Chinese)
마카오 (C,U,Korean)
მაკაო (C,U,Georgian)
マカオ (C,U,Japanese)
มาเก๊า (C,U,Thai)
Макау (C,U,Serbian)
澳门特别行政区 (C,U,Chinese)
Аомынь (C,U,Russian)
ماکائو (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
မကာအို (C,U,Burmese)
澳门 (C,U,Chinese)
مکاؤ (C,U,Urdu)
ম্যাকাও (C,U,Bengali)
મકાઓ (C,U,Gujarati)
ມາເກົ້າ (C,U,Lao)
ማካዎ (C,U,Tigrinya)
ماکاو (C,U,Kurdish)
மகாவோ (C,U,Tamil)
ಮಖಾವ್ (C,U,Kannada)
मकाओ (C,U,Hindi)
മക്കാവോ (C,U,Malayalam)
ማካኡ (C,U,Amharic)
मकाऊ (C,U,Marathi)
མེ་ཀའོ། (C,U,Tibetan)
मकावो (C,U,Nepali)
మాకావ్ (C,U,Telugu)
Μακάο (C,U,Greek)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Macau (semi-independent political entity)  ........  Macau (semi-independent political entity) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of East Asia (general region)  ........  East Asia (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Macau (semi-independent political entity)  ............  Macau (semi-independent political entity)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of China (nation)  ........  China (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Macau (semi-independent political entity)  ............  Macau (semi-independent political entity)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Portugal (nation)  ........  Portugal (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Macau (semi-independent political entity)  ............  Macau (semi-independent political entity) (P,H)

Place Types:
semi-independent political entity (preferred, C)  ............  from 1999
primary political unit (C)
special territory (H)  ............  since 1990
overseas territory (H)  ............  Portuguese, recognized in 1887
dependent state (H)  ............  Portuguese until 1999, when it was returned to China

Sources and Contributors:
ئاۋمېن..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
ماكاو..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
מקאו..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Макао..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Μακάου..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
เขตบริหารพิเศษมาเก๊า..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
澳門..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
마카오..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
მაკაო..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
マカオ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
มาเก๊า..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Макау..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
澳门特别行政区..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Аомынь..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
ماکائو..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
မကာအို..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
澳门..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
مکاؤ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
ম্যাকাও..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
મકાઓ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
ມາເກົ້າ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
ማካዎ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
ماکاو..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
மகாவோ..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
ಮಖಾವ್..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
मकाओ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
മക്കാവോ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
ማካኡ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
मकाऊ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
མེ་ཀའོ།..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
मकावो..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
మాకావ్..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Μακάο..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Ao-men..........  [VP]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 657
Aomen..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
Aomen Tebie Xingzhengqu..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
i-Macau..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
ISO46..........  [VP]
..............  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MAC..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Macanese..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-)
Macao..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
..............  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
..............  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-57
Ma Cao..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Macáó..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Macao, Province of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
Macao S.A.R..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Macao S.A.R., China..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Macao S.A.R., Tseina..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Macao Special Administrative Region of China..........  [VP]
.......................................................................  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China..........  [VP]
..............................................................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Macau..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 379
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 543
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  DuMont: Portugal (1982) 39
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1955-1959)
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 17
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 701
Macau - 澳门..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Macau nutome..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Macau, Região Administrativa Especial de..........  [VP]
.................................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008)
Macau Special Administrative Region..........  [VP]
...........................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
Makao..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Makaó..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Makáo..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Makau..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
MC00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 51
MO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Province of Macao..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Província de Macau..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
Região Administrativa Especial de Macau..........  [VP]
.................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
.................................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Região Administrativa Especial de Macau da República Popular da China..........  [VP]
..............................................................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Regiun d'administraziun speziala Macao, China..........  [VP]
..........................................................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
ମାକାଉ SAR ଚିନ୍..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 657
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 379
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 543
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  DuMont: Portugal (1982) 39
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1821275
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Newsletter V-4 (2002) accessed 26 September 2007
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 25 January 2007
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 51
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1955-1959)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 17
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-57
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 701
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macau
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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